Wince pit
Wince Wince, n. [See {Winch}.] (Dyeing & Calico Printing) A reel used in dyeing, steeping, or washing cloth; a winch. It is placed over the division wall between two wince pits so as to allow the cloth to descend into either compartment. at will. [1913 Webster]

{Wince pit}, {Wince pot}, a tank or a pit where cloth in the process of dyeing or manufacture is washed, dipped in a mordant, or the like. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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