shuttle box

noun

Definition of shuttle box

1 : a case at either end of the lay of a loom to receive the shuttle after its passage through the shed
2 : any of various compartments containing additional shuttles with different colored threads to be brought into action as the pattern requires

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“Shuttle box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shuttle%20box. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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