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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHUTTLE

The loom-girl in these parts is never too early at her harness and shuttle.

Do you think you are going to make me run to and fro like a shuttle?

The shuttle will be made by the carpenter; the awl by the smith or skilled person.

We cut with a knife, we pierce with an awl, we weave with a shuttle, we name with a name.

And as a shuttle separates the warp from the woof, so a name distinguishes the natures of things.

But how does the carpenter make or repair the shuttle, and to what will he look?

Does he not look to that which is naturally fitted to act as a shuttle?

If for weft, the cops are forthwith taken to the loom, ready for the shuttle.

Mrs. Walden passed upstairs to throw the shuttle of the loom.

Furiously, too, with her shuttle of boxwood she smote Arachne.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.