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Definition of "heald" [heald]

  • Alternative form of hield. (noun)
  • Heddle (noun)
  • Alternative form of heald. (verb)

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Use "heald" in a sentence
  • "This coating enables the threads to withstand the abrasive action of weaving which largely take place during shedding (i.e. when the threads are drawn to-and-fro over or against the surfaces of parts such as heald eyes and reed dents, etc.)"
  • "An improvement was the device called the "heald" or "heddle," by means of which alternate warp threads could be drawn away from the others, making an opening through which the filling thread could be passed quickly."
  • "I had no time to range the Buck, figured he as about 200 so heald on his bsack line."