throwster

[ throh-ster ]
/ ˈθroʊ stər /

noun

a person who throws silk or synthetic filaments.

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Origin of throwster

First recorded in 1425–75, throwster is from the late Middle English word throwestre.See throw, -ster
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British Dictionary definitions for throwster

throwster
/ (ˈθrəʊstə) /

noun

a person who twists silk or other fibres into yarn

Word Origin for throwster

C15 throwestre, from throw + -ster
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