from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In weaving, a cylinder, or in some forms of loom a wheel, with projections so arranged on its periphery that its movement shall control the harness-system and the pattern-boxes, and thus fix the pattern of the woven fabric. Also called pattern-wheel.
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