Slubbing billy
Slubbing Slub"bing, a. & n. from {Slub}. [1913 Webster]

{Slubbing billy}, or {Slubbing machine}, the machine by which slubs are formed. [1913 Webster]


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  • slubbing billy — noun : a machine for slubbing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slubbing — Slub bing, a. & n. from {Slub}. [1913 Webster] {Slubbing billy}, or {Slubbing machine}, the machine by which slubs are formed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slubbing machine — Slubbing Slub bing, a. & n. from {Slub}. [1913 Webster] {Slubbing billy}, or {Slubbing machine}, the machine by which slubs are formed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Billy — Bil ly, n. 1. A club; esp., a policeman s club. Also called {billy club} [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Wool Manuf.) A slubbing or roving machine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • billy club — Billy Bil ly, n. 1. A club; esp., a policeman s club. Also called {billy club} [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Wool Manuf.) A slubbing or roving machine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • billy gate — noun Etymology: billy (II) : the moving carriage in a slubbing machine …   Useful english dictionary

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