Warp"ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who, or that which, warps.
2. The art or occupation of preparing warp or webs for the weaver.
Warping bank, a bank of earth raised round a field to retain water let in for the purpose of enriching land.
Warping hook, a hook used by rope makers for hanging the yarn on, when warping it into hauls for tarring. --
Warping mill, a machine for warping yarn. --
Warping penny, money, varying according to the length of the thread, paid to the weaver by the spinner on laying the warp.
Warping post, a strong post used in warping rope-yarn.
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