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Twyning, vbl. n. [ME and e.m.E. twynynge (Trevisa), twinyng (1553).] The act of spinning or twisting yarn. (Twyn(e v. l.) Also, twyning mill, a mechanism for doing this. — 1619 Edinb. B. Rec. VI 199.
Ane twyning mill for twyning of worset

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