from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An early form of spinning-machine in which the drawing and twisting mechanisms are combined in one head.


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  • With talk radio, op-ed columns and spinning-head television all abuzz in recent days with conjecture of what the future holds for the military prison installation at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, a new revelation from the Pentagon has come to light - namely, that as many as 61 former detainees have returned to terrorist activity after being released.

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