Slubbing billy

the machine by which slubs are formed.

See also: Slubbing

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Some 25 dance groups took part, including locallybased morris dancers Thieving Magpie, Slubbing Billy's, North West Morris and the Spiral Maypole Dancers.
The 15-strong Slubbing Billy's were ordered to leave the Swan and Three Cygnets in Durham shortly after performing in the city's market place.
The Slubbing Billy's Morris team are planning to welcome the Tour de France in a typical Yorkshire fashion.
Slubbing Billy member Duggs Carre, a council officer, said: "We couldn't believe it when we were told in the strongest possible terms to leave.
Huddersfield Morris Dancers Slubbing Billy's are planning to launch their own special Yorkshire welcome to the world's top cyclists, who hit town on July 6.
Local acts included the Giants Causeway Rock Band, Frumptarn Guggenband, Marsden Brass Band, Slubbing Billy's Morris Dance Team and Huddersfield Light Opera Company.
Local acts will include Giants Causeway Rock band, Frumptarn Guggenband, Marsden Brass Band and newcomers Slubbing Billy's Morris Dance Team and the Huddersfield Light Opera Company.
Local Scouts and Cubs have pitched in too, along with the Slubbing Billy morris dancers, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Colne Valley Lions.
The group is also helped by Slubbing Billy morris dancers, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Colne Valley Lions.
Other voluntary organisations who have assisted are Colne Valley Lions, the Slubbing Billy morris dancers and the RSPB bird charity.
n nifty footwork Two members of the Slubbing Billy's tap in time
The Journal reported yesterday how bells on their toes led to The Slubbing Billys being barred from the city's Swan and Three Cygnets pub due to the pub's brewery owners adopting a strict No Music policy.