bobbin and fly frame

noun

Definition of bobbin and fly frame

1 : a machine in cotton spinning that draws and twists the sliver and winds the roving on a bobbin
2 : a cotton-spinning machine that converts the roving into yarn

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“Bobbin and fly frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobbin%20and%20fly%20frame. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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