Definition of Treadles

1. Noun. (plural of treadle) ¹



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Definition of Treadles

1. treadle [v] - See also: treadle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Treadles

tread water
treadboard
treadboards
treaded
treaded water
treader
treaders
treadeth
treading
treading water
treadings
treadle
treadled
treadler
treadlers
treadles (current term)
treadless
treadling
treadmill
treadmill test
treadmiller
treadmillers
treadmilling
treadmills
treadplate
treadplates
treads
treads water
treadwear
treadwheel

Literary usage of Treadles

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1. The Art of Weaving, by Hand and by Power: With an Introductory Account of by Clinton G. Gilroy (1844)
"ARRANGEMENT OF treadles. When a great number of treadles are necessary to ... Jn this case it is common to place the treadles in regular succession from ..."

2. Railway Signal Engineering (mechanical) by Leonard P. Lewis (1912)
"treadles. Contacts operated by a train for making or breaking electric circuits are ... Practically all treadles depend on the fact that when a loaded wheel ..."

3. Shans at Home by Wilbur Willis Cochrane (1910)
"treadles of looms are of wood; they are either square or circular, ... In weaving, the treadles remain partly under the toes, partly under the ball of the ..."

4. The Art of Weaving: By Hand and by Power, with an Introductory Account of by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845)
"ARRANGEMENT OF treadles. When a great number of treadles are necessary to produce any effect, it will be obviously the best way to arrange them in the ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... threads are each (as in the common •weaving process) passed through a small loop in the lifting thread, so as to be raised by means of the treadles, ..."

6. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"... a small loop in the lifting thread, so as to be raised by means of the treadles, which act directly upon the lifting bars ; these lifting threads (fig. ..."

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