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Explanation: the thing the thread is wrapped around is called a reel or a spool.
The machinery used by F.W. Hayes & Company for the polishing, winding, copping, spooling, and balling of linen threads was usually purchased in the Manchester area, where a substantial cotton thread industry was being supplied. These machines could handle both linen and cotton threads. http://www.raymondscountydownwebsite.com/html/banbridge_b.ht...
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