(?; 135), n. [LL. filatura, fr. filare to spin: cf. F. filature. See Filatory.] 1. A drawing out into threads; hence, the reeling of silk from cocoons. Ure.
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2. A reel for drawing off silk from cocoons; also, an establishment for reeling silk.
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