from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An early form of spinning machine having several spindles.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A spinning-machine, invented by James Hargreaves in 1767, which was the first to operate upon more than one thread.
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- noun an early
spinning machinehaving multiple spools
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- noun an early spinning machine with multiple spindles
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