Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mechanism at the end of a fancy cassimere-loom or dobby-loom embracing the pattern-chains for operating the warp-harnesses and shuttle-boxes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Depressed beyond measure, he returned to his post and resumed the rapid head-motion which he had foolishly discontinued.

    The Eagle Cliff

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