sley

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Related to sleys: SLEI

sley

the reed of a loom; the warp count in woven fabrics
Not to be confused with:
slay – murder; slaughter; assassinate: They planned to slay the King.
sleigh – a light vehicle on runners; a sled: a one-horse open sleigh
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sley

(sleɪ)
n
(Crafts) a weaver's tool for separating threads
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