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.


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Hed"dle, v. t.

To draw (the warp thread) through the heddle-eyes, in weaving.


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