Definition of Drawboy. Meaning of Drawboy. Synonyms of Drawboy

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Definition of Drawboy

Drawboy
Drawboy Draw"boy`, n. (Weaving) A boy who operates the harness cords of a hand loom; also, a part of power loom that performs the same office.
drawboy
Drawloom Draw"loom`, n. 1. A kind of loom used in weaving figured patterns; -- called also drawboy. 2. A species of damask made on the drawloom.

Meaning of Drawboy from wikipedia

- drawloom requires two operators, the weaver and an ****istant called a "drawboy" to manage the figure harness. The earliest confirmed drawloom fabrics...
- hairbines, camblets, calamancoes, ratteens, shalloons, sergdenim, lastings, drawboys, duroys, serges, flannels, black bombazine, ... mens and childrens hose...