from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a clock-movement, the count-wheel, or locking-plate of the striking part. Its notches determine the number of blows to be struck in regular order.
- n. In weaving, same as pattern-cylinder.
- n. A tracing-wheel (which see).
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And he rolled out a thin layer of pie-dough and taking the spur for a "pattern-wheel," he indented a free-hand sketch of the Concho brand on the immaculate dough.