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]


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

  • Piecener — Piece ner, n. 1. One who supplies rolls of wool to the slubbing machine in woolen mills. [1913 Webster] 2. Same as {Piecer}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slubber — Slub ber, n. A slubbing 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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