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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A weaver's cutting instrument; for severing the loops of the pile threads of velvet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In weaving, a cutting-instrument for severing the pile-threads of velvet. Also trevette.

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