spin

Part of speech: noun

SPINNER.

Part of speech: verb

To draw out and twist into threads.

Part of speech: verb

To form, as thread by drawing out and twisting, as thread, by drawing out and twisting.

Part of speech: verb

To compose; tell.

Part of speech: verb

To whirl; twirl.

Part of speech: noun

An act of spinning; a rapid whirling.

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Usage examples "spin":

  1. And surely I had lost that trusted weapon, or been pulled over and cast into the depth, but that the Diskos did spin, and the Earth- Current did make live the handle- as was intended- save where the " grip" was set. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. We'll have a nice spin up to Warringford, and you'll sleep all the better for it." - "Polly of the Hospital Staff", Emma C. Dowd.
  3. He told me to tell ye that he'll be round in about an hour or so to take you for a spin. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.