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Noun: heddle  he-d(u)l
  1. 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
Verb: heddle  he-d(u)l
  1. To draw (the warp thread) through the heddle-eyes, in weaving

Derived forms: heddles, heddling, heddled

Encyclopedia: Heddle