Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In textile-manuf., a device attached to a spinning-mule as a drag or check upon the varying velocity of the spindle-carriage during its traverse.

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Examples

  • Like the last-named tendon, it receives a supporting check-band, in this case from the posterior ligament of the carpus.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • HAƜBNER.) 1, Tendon of flexor perforans; 2, its supporting check-band from the posterior ligament of the carpus; 3, tendon of the flexor perforatus;

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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