Ring spinner
Spinner Spin"ner, n. 1. One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine. [1913 Webster]

2. A spider. ``Long-legged spinners.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A spinneret. [1913 Webster]

{Ring spinner}, a machine for spinning, in which the twist, given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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