How to use Throwster in a sentence

throwster
  • He was the son of John Strype, or van Stryp, a member of a Brabant family who, to escape religious persecution, settled in London, in a place afterwards known as Strype's Yard in Petticoat Lane, as a merchant and silk throwster.

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  • The first operation of the silk throwster is winding.

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  • A silk " throwster " receives his silk in skein form, the thread of which consists of a number of silk fibres wound together to make a certain diameter or size, the separate fibre having actually been spun by the worm, and this fibre may measure anything from Soo to woo yds.

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  • As will have been gathered, spun silk is pure silk just as much as that used by the throwster.

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