Meaning of silk throwsting in English:

silk throwsting

Pronunciation /ˈsɪlk ˌθrəʊstɪŋ/


historical, rare
  • The twisting of silk filaments into raw silk, or the twisting together of two or more single threads or yarns of silk to make silk thread or yarn; the manufacture of silk thread or yarn (or similar synthetic yarn) in this way. Compare throwsting , silk throwing .

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Scots Magazine. From silk [adjective] + throwsting.