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spinning wheel in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspinning wheelˈspinning wheel noun [countable]  spinning_wheel.jpg TIMDLHa simple machine consisting of a wheel on a frame that people used in their homes in the past for making cotton, wool etc into thread
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spinning wheelIn one corner stood a spinning wheel, the threads still pulled tight.Distaffs may also be attached to a spinning wheel or be floor standing.She suggested to Robin Hood that they switch clothing and that Robin Hood work at the spinning wheel.There is the spinning wheel...She replied it had come from treading the spinning wheel.The spinning wheel is a machine; a little toothpick is a machine.