Dobby
Dobby Dob"by, n. (Weaving) An apparatus resembling a Jacquard for weaving small figures (usually about 12 - 16 threads, seldom more than 36 - 40 threads). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • dobby — noun (plural dobbies) Etymology: perhaps from Dobby, nickname for Robert Date: 1878 1. a loom attachment for weaving small figures 2. a fabric or figured weave made with a dobby …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • dobby — noun a) A device in some looms that allows the weaving of small, geometric patterns b) The patterns so woven, or the fabric containing the patterns …   Wiktionary

  • Dobby — This interesting name is a dialectal variant of the name Dobb, which derives from the medieval given name Dobbe , itself a pet form of Robert, (Old English pre 7th Century Hrodebert ). This name was particularly popular with the Normans, with two …   Surnames reference

  • Dobby — englische Kurzform von → Robert (Bedeutung: der ruhmreich Glänzende) …   Deutsch namen

  • dobby — North Country (Newcastle) Words a spirit or demon …   English dialects glossary

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