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heddle


heddle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heddle  \Hed"dle\,  n.;  pl  {Heddles}.  [Cf.  {Heald}.]  (Weaving) 
  One  of  the  sets  of  parallel  doubled  threads  which  with 
  mounting,  compose  the  harness  employed  to  guide  the  warp 
  threads  to  the  lathe  or  batten  in  a  loom. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heddle  \Hed"dle\,  v.  t. 
  To  draw  (the  warp  thread)  through  the  heddle-eyes,  in 
  weaving.