Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: spool
IPA transcription: [sp'ul]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bobbin, spool, reel
    Meaning: a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
Usage examples
  • Behold the wretched ones, who left the needle, The spool and rock, and made them fortune-tellers; They wrought their magic spells with herb and image.
  • And then came Mrs. Pepper with the big mending basket, and ensconced herself opposite by the table; and nothing was to be heard but the "tick, tick" of the clock, and an occasional dropping of a spool of thread, or scissors, from the busy hands flying in and out among the stockings.