Skein

Definition of Skein

n.1.A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel, - usually tied in a sort of knot.
2.(Wagon Making) A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.
1.(Zool.) A flight of wild fowl (wild geese or the like).

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