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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Temple (A).
 
A kind of stretcher, used by weavers for keeping Scotch carpeting at its proper breadth during weaving. The weaver’s temple is a sort of wooden rule with teeth of a pothook form.   1
 


 Temple.Temple Bar, 

 
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