Fulling

Fulling or tucking or walking (`waulking` in Scotland) is a step in woolen clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to eliminate oils, dirt, and other impurities, and making it thicker. The worker who does the job is a fuller, tucker, or walker. The Welsh word for a fulling mill is pandy, which appears in many place-.....
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Fulling

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Full • (n.) The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by moisture, heat, and pressure.
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Fulling

Full'ing 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, o...
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Fulling

A method of treating wool, involving washing and extracting the nap.
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Fulling

A process which turns woollen cloth into felt by the application of heat, water and pressure, which locks together the fibres. Fulling mills used water power to lift drop hammers which constantly pounded the material. In earlier times, similar results were achieved by treading the cloth under foot - if your name is Walker, your ancestors probably d...
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Fulling

The process of cleansing, shrinking and thickening cloth with heat, pressure and moisture.
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Fulling

The process of consolidating or compacting fabric by combining the effects of moisture, heat and pressure to permanently shrink and felt the material.
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Fulling

Thickening cloth
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Fulling

This is the process of cleaning wool or other cloth by beating it with soap or Fuller's Earth, an absorbent clay used to remove grease from wool.
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Fulling

Tumbling and pounding of cloth in hot water to induce felting.
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