Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of bobbin.
  • noun Lancashire, slang crap, rubbish, worthless

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Well, there were a few things that weren't fantastic – they were "bobbins" – but that only made the fantastic stuff more fantastic.

    Frank Sidebottom's gone. I can barely believe it

  • The flyer is a different shape too, and won`t accomodate the new Mazurka bobbins which is a pity as the new bobbins have two ratios.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • The flyer is a different shape too, and won`t accomodate the new Mazurka bobbins which is a pity as the new bobbins have two ratios.

    January 2006

  • The flyer is a different shape too, and won`t accomodate the new Mazurka bobbins which is a pity as the new bobbins have two ratios.

    My Mazurka.

  • It has taken one long step forward, for now it is not coiled up in cans, but is wound on "bobbins," or great spools.

    Makers of Many Things

  • RH Tawney.had the measure of this kind of bobbins about 80 years ago: "While natural endowments differ profoundly, it is the mark of a civilised society to aim at eliminating such inequalities as have their source, not in individual differences, but in its own organisation."

    The Guardian World News

  • Knots of bird exploded, coalesced, twisted in ribbons, doubled and slid sideways, mounted in loose circles, became winged bobbins hurtling through a random warp of mosquitoes.

    Bird Cloud

  • Knots of bird exploded, coalesced, twisted in ribbons, doubled and slid sideways, mounted in loose circles, became winged bobbins hurtling through a random warp of mosquitoes.

    Bird Cloud

  • Knots of bird exploded, coalesced, twisted in ribbons, doubled and slid sideways, mounted in loose circles, became winged bobbins hurtling through a random warp of mosquitoes.

    Bird Cloud

  • Knots of bird exploded, coalesced, twisted in ribbons, doubled and slid sideways, mounted in loose circles, became winged bobbins hurtling through a random warp of mosquitoes.

    Bird Cloud

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  • "rubbish"

    March 4, 2009