noun cou·lier \ˈkülyə(r)\

Definition of coulier



  1. :  the cam motion that controls delivery of yarn over needles on a full-fashioned knitting machine

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Origin and Etymology of coulier

probably from French coulière, literally, sliding, gliding, from couler to slide, glide, flow — more at coulee

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to cast off or become cast off

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