Skein – meaning of the word and examples

 A loosely coiled length of yarn or thread wound on a reel. (Merriam – Webster)

Something suggesting the twists or coils of a skein. (Merriam – Webster)

A flock of wildfowl (such as geese or ducks) in flight. (Merriam – Webster)

A length of thread or yarn, loosely coiled and knotted. (Oxford Dictionaries)

An element that forms part of a complex or complicated whole. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A flock of wild geese or swans in flight, typically in a V-shaped formation. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A length of wool or thread collected together into the shape of a loose ring. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Examples

What is a skein?

https://www.shinyhappyworld.com/2012/10/what-is-a-skein-demystifying-names-for-yarn-bundles.html

Free mini skeins

https://marianaknits.wordpress.com/tag/free-mini-skein/

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