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- n. A machine used for washing wool after carding to remove the impurities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In worsted manuf., a machine for cleansing the carded sliver by passing it through hot soap-suds and water, over hot copper drums, and through a screw gill-box.
back + washer (Wiktionary)