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carding machine

  1. card2(defs 1, 2).
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Origin of carding machine

First recorded in 1780–90
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Historical Examples of carding machine

  • The carding-machine is gone, and has given place to a rustic cider-press.

    Pastoral Days

    William Hamilton Gibson

  • Doffer, dof′ėr, n. the part of a carding-machine which strips the cotton from the cylinder when carded.

  • When it is cleaned, it is rolled out into thin sheets and taken to the carding-machine.