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Webster 1913 Edition


Fulling

Full′ing

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Noun.
The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by moisture, heat, and pressure.
Fulling mill
,
a mill for fulling cloth as by means of pesties or stampers, which alternately fall into and rise from troughs where the cloth is placed with hot water and fuller’s earth, or other cleansing materials.

Webster 1828 Edition


Fulling

FULL'ING

,
ppr.
Thickening cloth in a mill; making compact.

FULL'ING

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Noun.
The art or practice of thickening cloth and making it compact and firm in a mill, at the same time the cloth is cleansed of oily matter.

Definition 2022


fulling

fulling

English

Noun

fulling (uncountable)

  1. Baptism.

Etymology 2

From full.

Verb

fulling

  1. present participle of full To make cloth denser and firmer.