dobby

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dobby (countable and uncountable, plural dobbies)

  1. A device in some looms that allows the weaving of small geometric patterns.
  2. The patterns so woven, or the fabric containing the patterns.
  3. An evil or mischievous fairy or ghost sometimes said to haunt a building or household.