Etymology

1. skein

noun. ['ˈskeɪn'] coils of worsted yarn.

Etymology

  • skeyne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word skein


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will use about half a skein for one 20 inch doll.

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