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Example sentences from the Web for skein
Murray doesn't draw any at all, and doesn't seem even to be aware that any such skein is required.
It was a part of himself, woven unchangeably into his life in a glowing skein, the brilliant colors of which could never fade.The New Tenant|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Nevertheless, if the skein of ideas was entangled, each thread in itself was a thread of gold.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The spinning wheel stands against the wall and above it from a peg hangs a heavy skein of black wool.The Saxons|Edwin Davies Schoonmaker
But the Seine was but a skein of silk stretched across the city; the water was hidden by the craft.
Sometimes I dye one end of a skein, and leave the other untouched; that gives quite a good effect.Lady Cassandra|Mrs George de Horne Vaizey