Warping bank
Warping Warp"ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who, or that which, warps. [1913 Webster]

2. The art or occupation of preparing warp or webs for the weaver. --Craig. [1913 Webster]

{Warping bank}, a bank of earth raised round a field to retain water let in for the purpose of enriching land. --Craig.

{Warping hook}, a hook used by rope makers for hanging the yarn on, when warping it into hauls for tarring.

{Warping mill}, a machine for warping yarn.

{Warping penny}, money, varying according to the length of the thread, paid to the weaver by the spinner on laying the warp. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.

{Warping post}, a strong post used in warping rope-yarn. [1913 Webster]


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