Origin of heddle
Examples from the Web for heddle
The Greek loom may have been furnished with a heddle but the drawings are not clear on this point.
I have an idea it is a reference to some bird; Mr. Heddle thinks it has something to do with seals, but neither of us knows.Social Origins and Primal Law|Andrew Lang
Prof. Kennedy argues that these rods are in the wrong position and that D1 which is a heddle should be in the place of D2.
Thus with the raising and lowering of the heddle the weft is passed backward and forward and the weaving goes on quite rapidly.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman
The next movement of the heddle frame crossed the threads over the filling and made a new opening for the return of the shuttle.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson