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- n. reed (of a loom)
- v. To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weaver's reed.
- n. A guideway in a knitting machine.
- n. The number of ends per inch in the cloth, provided each dent in the reed in which it was made contained an equal number of ends.
- transitive v. To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed; -- a term used by weavers. See sleave, and sleid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of sly.
- n. See slay.
From Old English. (Wiktionary)