Sley

• (n.) The number of ends per inch in the cloth, provided each dent in the reed in which it was made contained as equal number of ends. • (v. t.) To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed; -- a term used by weavers. See Sleave, and Sleid. • (v. t.) A weaver`s reed. • (v. t.) A guideway in a knitting machine....
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Sley

Sley noun [ Anglo-Saxon sl... , from sleán to strike. See Slay , transitive verb ] 1. A weaver's reed. [ Spelt also slaie .] 2. A guideway in a knitting machine. Knight.
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Sley

Sley transitive verb To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed; -- a term used by weavers. See Sleave , and Sleid .
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sley

weaver's reed
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