breast beam

  1. a horizontal bar, located at the front of a loom, over which the woven material is passed on its way to the cloth roll.

  2. Architecture. breastsummer.

Origin of breast beam

First recorded in 1780–90

Words Nearby breast beam Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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