whip roll

noun Textiles.

a roller, located at the back of a loom, that guides the warp ends as they come up from the warp beam on their way to the harness.

Nearby words

  1. whio,
  2. whip,
  3. whip graft,
  4. whip hand,
  5. whip in,
  6. whip scorpion,
  7. whip snake,
  8. whip up,
  9. whip-and-tongue graft,
  10. whip-cracker

Origin of whip roll

First recorded in 1860–65

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