1. a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
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How To Use throwster In A Sentence

  • He came to America in 1890 and became a bookkeeper for Klots Brothers, a silk throwster, in New York City.
  • I laid out layers of colour and added various fancy yarns, metallic threads, throwsters silk, silk tops, and even some alpaca fleece given to me by a friend with her own herd of alpacas.
  • Documents from the Middle Ages reveal the lives of apprentices, such as Katherine Nougle who was a silk throwster or spinner in 1392.
  • I got a couple new soy silk colors, some throwsters waste and I ordered some new threads that I wanted to see.
  • This volume is of particular interest in that of 44 children, 21 were bound to George Courtauld, silk throwster, of Pebmarsh, later Braintree.
  • Many Huguenots were expert throwsters and weavers and they made a major contribution to the development of the silk industry in Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Switzerland.
  • The throwster, by means of a machine, twisted lightly the silk into a slight kind of thread known as singles, and these singles were combined to form tram.
  • There's for example Mary Smallshaw, a Welsh silk throwster transported for theft in 1818.
  • They were silk throwsters at Taunton, also weaving crape by power looms, and sarsnet and velvet by hand looms.
  • The company was the last silk throwster in Scotland.
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