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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that twists fibers into thread.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who twists or spins silk to prepare it for weaving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who throws or twists silk; a thrower.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person occupied in throwing raw silk, or in producing thrown silk.
  • n. One who throws dice; a gambler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn

Etymologies

throw +‎ -ster (Wiktionary)

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