Definition of throwster in English:


Syllabification: throw·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈTHrōstər


  • A person who twists silk fibers into thread.
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    • In a survey of the Florentine silk industry in 1663, 78 per cent of adult weavers were women, as were 65 per cent of throwsters.
    • There's for example Mary Smallshaw, a Welsh silk throwster transported for theft in 1818.
    • He came to America in 1890 and became a bookkeeper for Klots Brothers, a silk throwster, in New York City.

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