dobby definition

  • noun:
    • A mechanical component in a loom that manages the harnesses in order to allow weaving of tiny geometric numbers.
    • A mechanical component in a loom that controls the harnesses so as to allow weaving of small geometric figures.
    • a little geometric figure woven into material.
    • a little geometric figure woven into fabric.
    • A fabric with such numbers.
    • A fabric with such figures.
    • a tool in a few looms enabling the weaving of little, geometric patterns
    • The habits so woven, or perhaps the fabric containing the habits
    • An apparatus resembling a Jacquard for weaving tiny numbers (usually about 12 - 16 threads, rarely more than 36 - 40 threads).
    • A fool; a childish old man.
    • A sprite or apparition.
    • Same as dobby-machine.
    • a tool in certain looms which allows the weaving of little, geometric patterns
    • The patterns so woven, or the fabric containing the patterns
    • An apparatus resembling a Jacquard for weaving tiny figures (usually about 12 - 16 threads, rarely over 36 - 40 threads).
    • A fool; a childish old-man.
    • A sprite or apparition.
    • identical to dobby-machine.
    • A mechanical part in a loom that manages the harnesses in order to allow weaving of small geometric figures.
    • A small geometric figure woven into fabric.
    • A fabric with such numbers.
    • a tool in a few looms that allows the weaving of little, geometric patterns
    • A mechanical part in a loom that manages the harnesses to be able to allow weaving of little geometric numbers.
    • The habits therefore woven, or perhaps the material containing the patterns
    • a tiny geometric figure woven into fabric.
    • An apparatus resembling a Jacquard for weaving tiny numbers (usually about 12 - 16 threads, rarely a lot more than 36 - 40 threads).
    • A fabric with such numbers.
    • A fool; a childish old man.
    • a tool in a few looms which allows the weaving of little, geometric patterns
    • A sprite or apparition.
    • The habits therefore woven, or perhaps the fabric containing the habits
    • just like dobby-machine.
    • An apparatus resembling a Jacquard for weaving little numbers (usually about 12 - 16 threads, rarely a lot more than 36 - 40 threads).
    • A fool; a childish old man.
    • A sprite or apparition.
    • Same as dobby-machine.

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