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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long length of yarn wrapped in a loose twist. Also: A flock of wild fowl.

Usage examples (36)
  • One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
  • That's cuz the other skein is already in progress:
  • Each skein is 3 balls of Baby Ull. When I finish Susie's shawl, I'll see if I can use these for some of Cookie's socks.
  • Untitled skein will be produced by Fox Television Studios and Fuse Entertainment. for more
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