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skeinnoun [C]

uk   us   /skeɪn/
  • skein noun [C] (THREAD)

a ​length of ​wool or ​threadcollected together into the ​shape of a ​loosering
(Definition of skein from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skein”
in Chinese (Simplified) 线, 一束,一绞(毛线或线)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線, 一束,一捆(毛線或線)…
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