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Fuller

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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full=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

Fullern. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See Full, v. t.].
     One whose occupation is to full cloth.  [1913 Webster]
Fuller's earth, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. -- Fuller's herb (Bot.), the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), formerly used to remove stains from cloth. -- Fuller's thistle or Fuller's weed (Bot.), the teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) whose burs are used by fullers in dressing cloth. See Teasel.
Fullern. [From Full, a.].
     A die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; -- called also a creaser.  [1913 Webster]
Fullerv. t. 
     To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Fuller, n. a person who fulls cloth.

Idiom
fuller's earth a type of clay used in fulling cloth and as an adsorbent.
Fuller, n. & v.
--n.
1 a grooved or rounded tool on which iron is shaped.
2 a groove made by this esp. in a horseshoe.
--v.tr. stamp with a fuller.

Etymology
19th c.: orig. unkn.

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