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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To draw out the fibers of and twist into thread. Also: To whirl around swiftly.

Usage examples (41)
  • If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire For we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!
  • Spiders spin a fine web
  • spin a yarn
  • spin silk for more
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