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for Wince pit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wince \Wince\, n. [See Winch.] (Dyeing & Calico Printing)
A reel used in dyeing, steeping, or washing cloth; a winch.
It is placed over the division wall between two wince pits so
as to allow the cloth to descend into either compartment. at
Wince pit, Wince pot, a tank or a pit where cloth in the
process of dyeing or manufacture is washed, dipped in a
mordant, or the like.
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