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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspinnerspin‧ner /ˈspɪnə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 TIMsomeone whose job is to make thread by twisting cotton, wool etc2 DSCa bowler in a game of cricket who throws the ball with a spinning action3 spinner.jpg DSOa thing used for catching fish that spins when pulled through the water money-spinner
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spinnerHe became a spinner in a Preston cotton-mill, but disliked the restricted life and left at the age of seventeen.Another bowler with similar hopes is left-arm spinner Paul Booth.The author is one of New Zealand's well known spinners and weavers who has an extensive knowledge of the craft.These mule spinners, assisted by women and children, were an elite group in the early textile mills.Aberystwyth's spinners did the damage with second teamer Alun Davies taking four-10 and Anthony Evans 3-28.The spinner dipped under the water.One aircraft was fitted with a R-1340 geared engine and a three-bladed constant speed propeller with spinner.