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Twine

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Twine

Spools of twine
Twine tied around three trees, Portland, Oregon

Twine is a light string or strong thread composed of two or more smaller strands or yarns twisted together. More generally, the term can be applied to a cord.

Natural fibres used for making twine include cotton, sisal, jute, hemp, henequen, and coir. A variety of synthetic fibres may also be used.

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