Throstle

Definition of Throstle

Thros´tle
n.1.(Zool.) The song thrush. See under Song.
2.A machine for spinning wool, cotton, etc., from the rove, consisting of a set of drawing rollers with bobbins and flyers, and differing from the mule in having the twisting apparatus stationary and the processes continuous; - so called because it makes a singing noise.
Throstle cock
the missel thrush.

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