Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A spinning-machine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A machine for forming threads.

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  • noun obsolete A machine for forming threads.

Etymologies

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Latin filatorium place for spinning, from filare to spin, from Latin filum a thread.

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