1. a length of yarn or thread wound on a reel or swift preparatory for use in manufacturing.
2. anything wound in or resembling such a coil: a skein of hair.
3.something suggestive of the twistings of a skein: an incoherent skein of words.
4. a flock of geese, ducks, or the like, in flight.
5. a succession or series of similar or interrelated things: a skein of tennis victories.
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I'll second that thought. I'd also like to know what a "swift" is from #1.LukeJavan8 wrote:#5 is interesting, never used it in that context before.
Just found it, here.
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