Definition of Skeining
1. skein [v] - See also: skein
Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeining
Literary usage of Skeining
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Digest of Decisions of the United States Courts, Board of General Appraisers by United States Dept. of the Treasury, United States Customs Court (1918)
"Under this section (referring to RS 2907) if skeining worsted or mohair yarns is necessary to make them merchantable yarns the cost of ..."
2. Synopsis of the Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of by United States Dept. of the Treasury, Dept. of the Treasury, United States (1887)
"Charges, cost of skeining yarn—Dutiable. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, May 21, 1886. ... Brown, Durrell & Co. from your assessment of duty on charges for skeining on ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"... of course, but a horse would take you anywhere you wanted on the dry land, anywhere over the whole earth, just for the trouble of skeining it. ..."