Throwing engine
Throwing Throw"ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay revolving rapidly on a disk or table carried by a vertical spindle; a potter's wheel. [1913 Webster]


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  • Throwing — Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay revolving… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Throwing table — Throwing Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throwing wheel — Throwing Throw ing, a. & n. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Throwing engine}, {Throwing mill}, {Throwing table}, or {Throwing wheel} (Pottery), a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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