from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine for forming threads by twisting filaments, as in silk manufacture.
- n. 2. A form of simple weaving-machine in which the shuttle is thrown athwart the warp-threads.
- n. 3. A primitive form of lathe for rough turning.
- n. 4. A potter' s wheel, usually driven by mechanical power.
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