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Daemon
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bobbin

(noun) A winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.

Synonyms: spool, reel

Usage: Please thread the bobbin so that I can mend your shirt.
KSPavan
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bobbin
Definition: (noun) A winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.
Synonyms: spool, reel
Usage: Please thread the bobbin so that I can mend your shirt.
Liama
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In Lithuanian language, the right term for "bobbin" is recommended "ritė". The Lithuanian language commission does not appreciate "špūlė".
thar
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Where there's a word there's a shop name pun.

A sewing shop in Worthing, UK.



(From the song
"When the red, red, Robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along")
Irma Crespo
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bobbin

Definition: (noun) A winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.
Synonyms: spool, reel
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