from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that twists fibers into thread.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person occupied in throwing raw silk, or in producing thrown silk.
  • noun One who throws dice; a gambler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who throws or twists silk; a thrower.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete One who twists or spins silk to prepare it for weaving.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

throw +‎ -ster


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