fox lathe

\ ˈfäks-\

Definition of fox lathe

: a lathe with or without a turret having a chasing bar and leaders for thread cutting and being used for turning brass

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History and Etymology for fox lathe

perhaps after James Fox fl1821 English toolmaker

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