Definitions for dobbyˈdɒb i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an attachment on a loom, used in weaving small patterns.
Also called dob′by weave`. a small geometric or floral pattern produced by this attachment.
a fabric having such a pattern.
Origin of dobby:
1685–95; of uncert. orig.
A device in some looms that allows the weaving of small, geometric patterns
The patterns so woven, or the fabric containing the patterns
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