lease each end, plenty of water
Signal 268 ends, 400 yards.
Simmer 268 ends, 500 yards.
Simpleton 378 ends, 4000 yards.
Sincere 378 ends, 6000 yards.
Sinewy 864 ends, 1000 yards.
Sinister 1000 ends, 600 yards.
Sinless 1000 ends, 1000 yards.
Sirloin 1200 ends, 600 yards.
Sister No cuts, 2 in a pin, pin and thread lease each end, plenty of water bands.
Skeleton No cuts, 4 in a pin, pin and thread lease each end, plenty of water bands.
Skillful Double thread lease each end and every 250 yards space one foot apart.
Skipper Double thread lease each end and every 500 yards space one foot apart.
Sluggish Chain yarps.
Slumber Ball warps.
Soldier Warps of good description.
Sonata Open lease throughout.
The only signs I am sure of are signs in words. In the cemetery after the birds had drifted past, I looked for the nearest words.
The nearest words were on the nearest grave. Some of the words were in English...
Warp Specifications, Yarn Telegraphic Code (Catlin & Company, 1909)
Gerald Murnane, Inland (1988; Faber paperback, 1990) : 168
LEASE, n., v.2 —
The division of the threads made in a warp before it is put on the loom...
a continuous, coherent sequence... the thread of a discourse...
— Dictionary of the Scots Language here
yarps — typo for warps?
22 March 2019
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