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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

[1913 Webster] 3. The movable swing frame of a loom, carrying the reed for separating the warp threads and beating up the weft; -- called also lay and batten. [1913 Webster] Blanchard lathe, a lathe for turning irregular forms after a given pattern, as lasts, gunstocks, and the like. Drill lathe, or Speed lathe, a small lathe which, from its high speed, is adapted for drilling; a hand lathe. Engine lathe, a turning lathe in which the cutting tool has an automatic feed; -- used chiefly for turning and boring metals, cutting screws, etc. Foot lathe, a lathe which is driven by a treadle worked by the foot. Geometric lathe. See under Geometric Hand lathe, a lathe operated by hand; a power turning lathe without an automatic feed for the tool. Slide lathe, an engine lathe. Throw lathe, a small lathe worked by one hand, while the cutting tool is held in the other. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Speed \Speed\, n. [AS. sp?d success, swiftness, from sp?wan to succeed; akin to D. spoedd, OHG. spuot success, spuot to succees, Skr. sph[=a] to increase, grow fat. [root]170b.] 1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success. "For common speed." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] O Lord God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day. --Gen. xxiv. 12. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or state of moving swiftly; swiftness; velocity; rapidly; rate of motion; dispatch; as, the speed a horse or a vessel. [1913 Webster] Speed, to describe whose swiftness number fails. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: In kinematics, speedis sometimes used to denote the amount of velocity without regard to direction of motion, while velocity is not regarded as known unless both the direction and the amount are known. [1913 Webster] 3. One who, or that which, causes or promotes speed or success. [Obs.] "Hercules be thy speed!" --Shak. [1913 Webster] God speed, Good speed; prosperity. See Godspeed. Speed gauge, Speed indicator, & Speed recorder (Mach.), devices for indicating or recording the rate of a body's motion, as the number of revolutions of a shaft in a given time. Speed lathe (Mach.), a power lathe with a rapidly revolving spindle, for turning small objects, for polishing, etc.; a hand lathe. Speed pulley, a cone pulley with steps. [1913 Webster] Syn: Haste; swiftness; celerity; quickness; dispatch; expedition; hurry; acceleration. See Haste. [1913 Webster]