"jacquard" in the noun sense
1. Jacquard, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard
French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
3. Jacquard loom, Jacquard
a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads used in weaving figured fabrics
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