Definition of Heddling

1. vb. n. The act of drawing the warp threads through the heddle-eyes of a weaver's harness; the harness itself.



Definition of Heddling

1. Verb. (present participle of heddle) ¹

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Definition of Heddling

1. heddle [v] - See also: heddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heddling

hectorite
hectorites
hectorly
hectors
hectosecond
hectoseconds
hectostere
hectosteres
hectowatt
hectowatt-hour
hectowatts
hed
heddle
heddled
heddles
heddling (current term)
hede
hedenbergite
hedenbergites
hedeoma
hedeoma oil
heder
hedera
hederaceous
hederagenin
hederal
hederas
hederic
hederic acid
hederiform

Literary usage of Heddling

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1. Yarn and Cloth Making: An Economic Study; a College and Normal Schools Text by Mary Lois Kissell (1918)
"Warping, Beaming similar to the Perfected hand loom. heddling, warp strands entered through both shedding systems: the shaft-heddles and the free ..."

2. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"The method of entering, drawing in, heddling, or threading the heald shaft is shown in Fig. 59 B. FIG. 59. — FISH- OR BIRD'S-EYE PATTERN. A, Draft. ..."

3. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1881)
"... till his tenth year, his services during that period being frequently required at home to assist in winding weft, or give a liand in heddling webs. ..."

4. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1881)
"... during that period being frequently required at home to assist in winding weft, or give a hand in heddling webs. In due course he was put to the loom, ..."

5. Textiles and Sewing: A Supplement to Morris's Household Science and Arts by Manette A. Myers, Josephine Morris (1913)
"... heddling, or threading the heald shaft is shown in Fig. 59 B. FIG. 59. — FISH- OR BIRD'S-EYE PATTERN. A, Draft. B, Entering. C, Treadling. ..."

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