spinning wheel


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spinning wheel

a wheel-like machine for spinning at home, having one hand- or foot-operated spindle
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The enchanted spinning wheel now belongs to my dear niece, Baba Yaga," he said happily, then hurried to a shelf in the far corner of the cave.
Auctioneers Mullock's said that the spinning wheel had been sold to an anonymous phone bidder in Shropshire.
Jill's favourite was a Lewis wheel - which was a very pretty wheel and is what you would expect when you think of a spinning wheel.
And even Talich showed a certain lack of faith sometimes--for example (at least in this recording) he cut the three-part musical description of bringing back to life of Dornicka in The Golden Spinning Wheel to one, and truncated the wedding scene after the beginning of the same poem.
One parent loaned us her spinning wheel, donated wool and helped me establish a working relationship with The River Farm, a unique fiber company in Virginia.
It begins with an explanation of a spinning wheel and how it works, and moves on to the single-drive band, double-drive band and bobbin-lead spinning wheels.
Besides a positive climate for labor substitution, commercial expansion encouraged industrial leaders to tinker with prevailing notions of work and gender--to break the link of man to the loom and woman to the spinning wheel.
Cash Spin is a groundbreaking gaming device that features proprietary U-Spin gesture-control technology that enables players to spin a virtual wheel on the game's display just as if it were an actual physical spinning wheel.
The programme also includes Golden Spinning Wheel by Dvorak and Shostakovich's Symphony No.
A OTHER interludes were the London-Brighton train journey, the windmill, the kitten and a ball of wool and the old lady with the spinning wheel.
All those viewers can of course converse in English and are fully aware that the shawl spinning wheel and pointed hat as well as the mining industry is at an end.
PANTOMIME organisers hoping to raise funds for Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital have sent out an appeal for a keyboard player - and a spinning wheel.