from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Hindu loom, consisting of a bamboo frame, a pair of heddles moved by loops, in which the great toes of the operator are inserted, a needle which sews as a shuttle, and a lay.


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  • But I wonder if the AFL would have the same "tanty" if this was the scenario.


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