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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In wearing, a wooden bar which is adapted to lie upon the top of and assist in holding the reed in the lathe or batten, and also formed to afford a convenient hold for the weaver in working the lathe. See lathe, 2.


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