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Sley definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLEY, n. A weaver's reed. [See Sleave and Sleid.]
SLEY, v.t. To separate; to part threads and arrange them in a reed; as weavers.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also slay) a weaver's reed. Etymology: OE slege, rel. to SLAY(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sley Sley, n. (Weaving) The number of ends per inch in the cloth, provided each dent in the reed in which it was made contained as equal number of ends. --E. Whitworth.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sley Sley, n. [AS. sl?, fr. sle['a]n to strike. See Slay, v. t.] 1. A weaver's reed. [Spelt also slaie.] 2. A guideway in a knitting machine. --Knight.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sley Sley, v. t. To separate or part the threads of, and arrange them in a reed; -- a term used by weavers. See Sleave, and Sleid.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [Written also Slay.] Weaver's reed.



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