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 Dictionary entry overview: What does skein mean? 

SKEIN (noun)
  The noun SKEIN has 1 sense:

1. coils of worsted yarn

  Familiarity information: SKEIN used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SKEIN (noun)

Sense 1skein [BACK TO TOP]


Coils of worsted yarn

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("skein" is a kind of...):

hank (a coil of rope or wool or yarn)

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