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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
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

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