drawing-in

[ draw-ing-in ]
/ ˈdrɔ ɪŋˈɪn /
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noun, plural draw·ings-in.

the act or process of threading warp ends through the heddle eyes of the harness and the dents of the reed according to a given plan for weaving a fabric.

Nearby words

  1. drawing chisel,
  2. drawing frame,
  3. drawing pin,
  4. drawing room,
  5. drawing table,
  6. drawing-room comedy,
  7. drawknife,
  8. drawl,
  9. drawn,
  10. drawn butter

Origin of drawing-in

1835–45; draw in + -ing1

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