flyer

[ flahy-er ]
/ ˈflaɪ ər /

noun

Textiles.
  1. a rotating device that adds twist to the slubbing or roving and winds the stock onto a spindle or bobbin in a uniform manner.
  2. a similar device for adding twist to yarn.

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Origin of flyer

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at fly1, -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH flyer

flier, flyer
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British Dictionary definitions for flyer

flyer

flier

/ (ˈflaɪə) /

noun

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