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Heddle vs. Lea

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Heddlenoun

A component in a loom, being one of a number of similar components, through the eye of each of which a distinct strand of the warp is threaded.

Leanoun

An open field, meadow.

Heddlenoun

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.

Leanoun

Any of several measures of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards.

Heddleverb

To thread each strand of the warp through the eye of a heddle.

Leanoun

A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.

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Heddlenoun

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.

Leanoun

A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.

Heddleverb

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

Leanoun

A meadow or sward land; a grassy field.

β€˜The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea.’;

Heddle

A heddle is an integral part of a loom. Each thread in the warp passes through a heddle, which is used to separate the warp threads for the passage of the weft.

Leanoun

a unit of length of thread or yarn

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Leanoun

a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock

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