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Definitions of throwster

  1. a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who throws or twists silk; a thrower. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. One who throws silk. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. One who throws silk for the weaver: to throw about, to scatter: to throw away, to lose by neglect or folly; to reject: to throw back, to retort; to reject; to refuse; to throw by, to lay aside as useless: to throw down, to overturn; to destroy; to depress: to throw in, to put in; to deposit with others; to join in or with: to throw off, to expel; to reject or discard: to throw one's self down, to lie down: to throw one's self on or upon, to resign one's self to the favour, clemency, or power of: to throw our, to reject; to exple; to reject; to utter carelessly or insidiously: to throw up, to resign; to vomit: to throw silk, to twist singles into a cord: thrown-silk, silk consisting of two or more singles twisted into a cord. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. See under throw. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. n. One who throws, twists, or winds silk. Cabinet Dictionary
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