warper

[wawr-per]
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noun

a person or thing that warps.
Textiles. a machine used to wind warp ends in preparation for weaving.

Nearby words

  1. warp knit,
  2. warp knitting,
  3. warp speed,
  4. warp-knitted,
  5. warpath,
  6. warping board,
  7. warping frame,
  8. warplane,
  9. warpwise,
  10. warrant

Origin of warper

before 1000; Old English weorpere thrower (in ME only in compounds); see warp, -er1

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