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What is "Heddle" - Definition & Explanation

Common component of a loom used to separate warp threads for passage of the weft. Commonly made of cord or wire.
A fiber or metal strand, pierced with a hole (eye), through which the WARP END it controls is threaded.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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