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Definition of Skein


  1. A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel, -- usually tied in a sort of knot.
  2. A metallic strengthening band or thimble on the wooden arm of an axle.
  3. A flight of wild fowl (wild geese or the like).

Skein Translations

skein in Italian is capestro
skein in Spanish is madeja