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shuttle-kissing

shuttle-kissing
 n.Gloss: Marked “100 Years Ago” in a section head. «Lancashire medical officers are calling attention to the dangers of weavers in the cotton mills contracting infectious diseases from the practice known as “shuttle-kissing”—sucking the weft through the eye of the shuttle.» —“Increased vitality from threatened choral society” Otago Daily Times (Dunedin, New Zealand) June 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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