Definition of Heddles
1. Noun. (plural of heddle) ¹
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Definition of Heddles
1. heddle [n] - See also: heddle
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Literary usage of Heddles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"From the heddles the ends are carried through the reed (fig. 2), which is the ultimate distributor of the warp, and the instrument by which the weft is ..."
2. Technology and Power in the Early American Cotton Industry: James Montgomery by David J. Jeremy (1990)
"Patent knot lor heddles. wood engraving from C'A/1, p. ... These patent heddles are made or knit upon a revolving frame represented in the annexed figure ..."
3. A Practical Detail of the Cotton Manufacture of the United States of America by James Montgomery (1840)
"A patent has been taken out in this country for a peculiar method of forming the eyes on heddles, which consists only of a double knot, one on each side of ..."
4. Jacquard Weaving and Designing by T. F. Bell (1895)
"2, where a back set of heddles takes the place of the harness, and a set of ground leaves of long-eyed heddles stands in front of the back ones. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1856)
"The heddles being stretched between two shafts of wood, all the heddles connected by ... These plans are horizontal sections of a loom, the heddles being ..."
6. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"Another form of power-loom, called the crank-loom, is used, and varies from the preceding in the mode by which the movement is given to the heddles. ..."
7. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1841)
"In working this mounting and harness, three principal motions are concerned ; the first is that of raising the leaf of heddles ; secondly, in depressing the ..."