[ UK /bˈɒbɪn/ ]
[ US /ˈbɑbən/ ]
  1. a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
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How To Use bobbin In A Sentence

  • She threw down the book and hurtled the bobbin of thread across the room.
  • I have seen human bathers acting just like the birds, though from a different cause, bobbing down towards the water, but afraid to dip their heads, and the idea of comicality arose, as it does in most of the ludicrous actions of animals, from their resemblance to those of mankind. The Naturalist in Nicaragua
  • Cornelius observed that the wooden bobbin dangling on a string from the window blind was the shape of an acorn.
  • The valley is quiet and serene, and right now is bursting with the energy and exuberance of spring - the trees are budding, the daffodils bobbing, the birds are busy, the lambs are bleating and there are calves suckling.
  • In its original form, this involved saints like Columba taking to his coracle (that bobbing teacup of a leather boat, without rudder or oars), trusting the waves to carry him wherever they might.
  • With that, she took the plunge into the Thames and was soon among her fellow athletes, bobbing along like beads cast into the water.
  • I can also just about spy my home for the week - bobbing along to meet my group at the end of our ride. Times, Sunday Times
  • I was bobbing along in my father-in-law's small yacht with my wife and small baby when we were attacked by a jet-skier who raced at us at high speed before turning sharply, sending a wall of water over us in the boat.
  • Worked at the bobbin mill down to the pond, tended a pup lathe till she up and took religion. KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
  • Hairgrips, a pencil, a bobbin, a teaspoon with an apostolic head.
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