Pirn vs. Pian: What's the Difference?
Pirn and Pian Definitions
A cone-shaped spool or bobbin on which thread or yarn is wound, used most often for weaving.
The amount of thread wound on a shuttle or reel.
The yaws. See Yaws.
(transitive) To wind (yarn) onto a pirn, usually by means of a pirn winder.
A quill or reed on which thread or yarn is wound; a bobbin; also, the wound yarn on a weaver's shuttle; also, the reel of a fishing rod.