She came forward, a bony, stoop-shouldered woman of thirty-five years who had been a spooler since she was fifteen.
The spools from the spooler are placed on a large frame, called a creel.
One day when a "spooler" was ill, Susan and her sister Hannah eagerly volunteered to take her place.
These bobbins are transferred to a machine called a spooler where the yarn is re-wound on a spool preparatory to making the warp.
The spooler is a simple machine, but one that requires constant attendance.
early 14c., from Old North French spole, espole "a spool" (13c.), from Middle Dutch spoele "a spool," from Proto-Germanic *spolon (cf. Norwegian and Swedish spole, Old High German spuola, German Spule), from PIE root *spel- "to cleave, split" (see spoil).
c.1600, from spool (n.). Related: Spooled; spooling.