Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SPINNING
Goats' hair required little preparation
other than washing, before spinning
. Wool was first cleansed and then carded. .../s/spinning.htm - 9k
Spindle (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread
is twisted, and on which, when twisted, it is wound; also, the pin on which ...
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Linen (111 Occurrences)
... 41:42 Isaiah 19:9). From it a large export trade was carried on with surrounding
nations, including the Hebrews, who early learned the art of spinning from the ...
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Wheel (20 Occurrences)
... etc. 2. (n.) Any instrument having the form of, or chiefly consisting of,
a wheel. 3. (n.) A spinning wheel. See under Spinning. 4 ...
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Fly (33 Occurrences)
... a latch. 22. (n.) The pair of arms revolving around the bobbin, in a spinning
wheel or spinning frame, to twist the yarn. 23. (n ...
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Rock (176 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) See Roc. 2. (n.) A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which
flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in spinning. ...
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... 6. (n.) A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences
the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball. ...
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Spin (4 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn
or thread from fiber; as, the woman knows how to spin; a machine or jenny ...
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Crafts (2 Occurrences)
... Plastering 16. Spinning and Weaving 17. ... 16. Spinning and Weaving: The arts of spinning
and weaving were early practiced in the household (Exodus 35:25). ...
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Distaff (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) The staff for holding a bunch of flax, tow, or
wool, from which the thread is drawn in spinning by hand. ... See SPINNING. ...
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