Definition of Spinnets

1. Noun. (plural of spinnet) ¹



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Definition of Spinnets

1. spinnet [n] - See also: spinnet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinnets

spinnakers
spinnbarkeit
spinner
spinner dolphin
spinner dolphins
spinneret
spinnerets
spinnerette
spinnerettes
spinneries
spinners
spinnerule
spinnerules
spinnery
spinnet
spinnets
spinney
spinneys
spinnier
spinnies
spinniest
spinning
spinning disk nebuliser
spinning frame
spinning jennies
spinning jenny
spinning machine
spinning mule
spinning mules
spinning rod

Literary usage of Spinnets

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"Their name was probably derived from being used by young girls. They had, like spinnets, only one wire to each note. Sir John Hawkins speaks of them as ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Their name was probably derived from being used by young girls. They had, like spinnets, only one wire to each note. Sir John Hawkins speaks of them as ..."

3. The Musical World (1876)
"We print it as written, because, as he was on the spot, the name might have been spinnets after all. But they never did this sort of thing in, our time.—ED. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... Haxby, the Harris family and others having made such "spinnets" during a period for which we have dates from 1668 to 1784. ..."

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