2. Verb. (third-person singular of spool) ¹
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Definition of Spools
1. spool [v] - See also: spool
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spools
Literary usage of Spools
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Spool-la'bel-ing Ma-chined A machine for .sticking the labels on spools of cotton, etc. Spool. A hollow cylinder upon which thread may be wound. ..."
2. Little Folks' Handy Book by Lina Beard, Adelia Belle Beard (1910)
"Begin building by standing ten spools in a straight row for the front of the house. Make one side with seven spools placed at right angles with the front. ..."
3. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, Thomas Emerson Headlam (1865)
"Whether or not have you manufactured and sold in Massachusetts or elsewhere, thread put upon black spools, on one end of each of which spools is pasted, ..."
4. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"... with David Golden, he started the manufacture of spools at Belgrade, Maine, ... which manufactured spools and spades In 1865 he removed to Fall River, ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... six cento per dozen spools or reels ; if otherwise than on spools or reels, one half of one eent for each one hundred yards or fractional part thereof: ..."
6. Pennsylvania School Journal by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania Dept. of Common Schools (1876)
"One of these spooling machines will wind no dozen of spools a day ; and some ... Only one thing has to be done to render the spools ready for the silk. ..."
7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1899)
"The field spools of the dynamo must be designed with a view to presenting sufficient surface to the air to dissipate the heat developed. ..."
8. Wood-using Industries of New York by John Tyre Harris (1913)
"The manufacture of spools is more peculiarly a New England industry, ... Spool factories of that State turn out nearly one billion spools annually. ..."