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Dictionary Meaning Of Willow

A machine in which cotton or wool is opened and cleansed by
the action of long spikes projecting from a drum which revolves within
a box studded with similar spikes; -- probably so called from having
been originally a cylindrical cage made of willow rods, though some
derive the term from winnow, as denoting the winnowing, or cleansing,
action of the machine. Called also willy, twilly, twilly devil, and

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