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Jacquard loom

noun
1.
a loom for producing elaborate designs in an intricate weave (Jacquard weave) constructed from a variety of basic weaves.
Origin of Jacquard loom
1850-1855
1850-55; named after J. M. Jacquard (1757-1834), French inventor
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  • The Jacquard loom has brought about a revolution in man's, and especially in woman's dress.

    Stories of Useful Inventions Samuel Eagle Foreman

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