- one of the sets of vertical cords or wires in a loom, forming the principal part of the harness that guides the warp threads.
Origin of heddle
Examples from the Web for heddle
Historical Examples of heddle
This will fasten the heddle in its place across the loom (Fig. 12).Indoor and Outdoor Recreations for Girls
This very ingenious man in 1801 invented a substitute for the heddle.
With his left hand he works the reed, with his feet he works the heddle.
On each side of the woof in the heddle there is a carrier, B.
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.Ancient Egyptian and Greek Looms
H. Ling Roth
- one of a set of frames of vertical wires on a loom, each wire having an eye through which a warp thread can be passed