[ lik-er-in ]
/ ˈlɪk ərˈɪn /
a roller on a carding machine, especially the roller that opens the stock as it is fed into the card and transfers the fibers to the main cylinder.
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Also called taker-in.
Origin of licker-in
1840–50; lick in + -er1
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