One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In the design of a loom: an arrangement in which the picking arm is placed above the shuttle box, or the shuttle-driving arrangement is placed above the loom. Frequently attributive, especially in "overpick loom".
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From over- + pick.
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