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Definition of Bobbin

Bobbin
Bobbin Bob"bin, n. [F. bobine; of uncertain origin; cf. L. bombus a humming, from the noise it makes, or Ir. & Gael. baban tassel, or E. bob.] 1. A small pin, or cylinder, formerly of bone, now most commonly of wood, used in the making of pillow lace. Each thread is wound on a separate bobbin which hangs down holding the thread at a slight tension. 2. A spool or reel of various material and construction, with a head at one or both ends, and sometimes with a hole bored through its length by which it may be placed on a spindle or pivot. It is used to hold yarn or thread, as in spinning or warping machines, looms, sewing machines, etc. 3. The little rounded piece of wood, at the end of a latch string, which is pulled to raise the latch. 4. (Haberdashery) A fine cord or narrow braid. 5. (Elec.) A cylindrical or spool-shaped coil or insulated wire, usually containing a core of soft iron which becomes magnetic when the wire is traversed by an electrical current. Bobbin and fly frame, a roving machine. Bobbin lace, lace made on a pillow with bobbins; pillow lace.

Meaning of Bobbin from wikipedia

- A bobbin is a spindle or cylinder, with or without flanges, on which wire, yarn, thread or film is wound. Bobbins are typically found in sewing machines...
- hand. Generally, lace is divided into two main categories, needlelace and bobbin lace.: 122  There are other types of lace, such as knitted or crocheted...
- Bobbin lace is a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. As the work progresses, the...
- twisting technique where the fiber is drawn out, twisted, and wound onto a bobbin. The yarn issuing from the drafting rollers p****es through a thread-guide...
- "Wind the Bobbin Up" is an English language children's nursery rhyme and singing game. Among modern lyrics is: Wind the bobbin up, Wind the bobbin up, Pull...
- The Bobbin is a pub at 1–3 Lillieshall Road, Clapham, London SW4. It is a Grade II listed building, originally The Tim Bobbin, dating back to the late...
- A bobbin boy was a boy who worked in a textile mill in the 18th and early 19th centuries. He would bring bobbins to the women at the looms when they called...
- methods to drive their bobbins so as to create the lockstitch. The term rotating shuttle is ambiguous. Sometimes it refers to a bobbin case, and sometimes...
- A bobbin is a spindle or cylinder on which wire, yarn, thread or film is wound. Bobbin or Bobbins may also refer to: The Bobbin, Clapham, London, a pub...
- around magical four-note tunes known as "drafts" that the protagonist, Bobbin Threadbare, can play on his distaff. Each draft is a spell that has an effect...