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spinner

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spin=ner

CIDE DICTIONARY

spinnern. 
  •  One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A spider.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spinner, n.
1 a person or thing that spins.
2 Cricket a a spin bowler. b a spun ball.
3 a spin-drier.
4 a a real or artificial fly for esp. trout-fishing. b revolving bait.
5 a manufacturer or merchant engaged in (esp. cotton-) spinning.
6 = SPINNERET.
7 archaic a spider.

THESAURUS

spinner

bait, birdlime, bola, cobweb, dragnet, fishhook, fly, gill net, ground bait, hook, jenny, jig, lariat, lasso, lime, lure, meshes, mule, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, seine, silkworm, snare, sniggle, spider, spinning frame, spinning jenny, spinster, springe, squid, throstle, toils, trawl, wobbler

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