Definition of Figure loom
1. Noun. A loom for weaving figured fabrics.
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Literary usage of Figure loom
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1. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1915)
"... and suggestions of his legendary figure loom out from the description of the second beast (131S'U), even while the author attributes to it functions and ..."
2. Hand-spinning and Hand-weaving: A List of References in the New York Public by New York Public Library, William Burt Gamble (1922)
"VA Traces the figure loom back to the second century and discusses its introduction into England. Also in Textile recorder, Manchester, 1892, May 14, ..."
3. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"A narrow-ware figure-loom of such for ornamental weaving of fabrics of moderate breadth. Seal'i-fi-ca tor. (Surgery.) a. An instrument Fig. ..."
4. The London Journal of Arts and Sciences, and Repertory of Patent Inventions by William Newton (1842)
"Tins improvement relates to a mode of selecting the warp-threads, in order to produce ornamented fabrics, and consists in applying, to a figure loom ..."
5. The Official Directory of the World's Columbian Exposition, May 1st to by Moses Purnell Handy (1893)
"figure loom 443 35. Roberts, Royle & Co., Manchester. Light power loom. 442 37. Wilkinson, Thomas, Coventry. a Loom for silk fabrics. ..."