throwster

noun
throw·​ster | \ ˈthrō-stər How to pronounce throwster (audio) \

Definition of throwster

: one who throws textile filaments

First Known Use of throwster

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Throwster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throwster. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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