A piece of cane or red with a knot at each end, or a hollow cylinder of wood with a ridge at each end, used to wind thread or yarn upon. Spool stand, an article holding spools of thread, turning on pins, used by women at their work.
Origin: OE. Spole, OD. Spoele, D. Spoel; akin to G. Spule, OHG. Spuola, Dan. & Sw. Spole.
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... this at& t truck...I have to pass a white van with oklahoma plates that was stopped out in middle of 3 lane res road, slinging cable wires on spools.....As I passed it it said on the side of van: Okalhoma Cable Recovery......i dunno, but i find that odd since this is Texas. Thank you Marcos! ...
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