Re: Thrums....

Bill Koepp <bgkoe@...>

where did "thrums"
come from and what does it mean?
From an Icelandic word: thromr ( umlat over the o ), meaning edge.

Other translations are:
Ger.: Troddel
Port.: desperdicios de teia
Fr.: dechets de chaine
Sw.: afsingar ( umlat over the a )

Refer. -
Encyclopaedia Of Hand-weaving, by S.A.Zielinski, 1959
Warp & Weft, by Dorothy K. Burnham, 1980,1982

Happy Shuttling ! - Bill Koepp in Central California

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