Slubbed
Slub Slub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbing}.] To draw out and twist slightly; -- said of slivers of wool. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slubbed — adjective of textiles; having a rough surface a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns • Syn: ↑homespun, ↑nubby, ↑nubbly, ↑tweedy • Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • slubbed — slub ► NOUN 1) a lump or thick place in yarn or thread. 2) fabric woven from yarn with such a texture. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of fabric) having an irregular appearance caused by uneven thickness of the warp. DERIVATIVES slubbed adjective. ORIGIN of… …   English terms dictionary

  • slub — noun 1》 a lump or thick place in yarn or thread.     ↘fabric woven from yarn with such a texture. 2》 wool that has been slightly twisted in preparation for spinning. adjective (of fabric) having an irregular appearance caused by uneven thickness… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Slub — Slub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbing}.] To draw out and twist slightly; said of slivers of wool. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slubbing — Slub Slub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbing}.] To draw out and twist slightly; said of slivers of wool. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shantung — noun Etymology: Shantung (Shandong), China Date: circa 1882 a fabric in plain weave having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slub — I. transitive verb (slubbed; slubbing) Etymology: back formation from slubbing Date: 1834 to draw out and twist (as slivers of wool) slightly II. noun Date: 1851 a soft thick uneven section in a yarn or thread …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slub — /slub/, v., slubbed, slubbing, n. v.t. 1. to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding. n. 2. the fibers produced by slubbing. 3. a slight irregularity in yarn produced either accidentally or purposely by knotting or twisting or by… …   Universalium

  • dupion — [ dju:pɪən] noun a rough slubbed silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons. Origin C19 (in the sense double cocoon ): from Fr. doupion, from Ital. doppione, from doppio double …   English new terms dictionary

  • slub — [[t]slʌb[/t]] v. slubbed, slub•bing, n. 1) tex to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding 2) tex the fibers produced by slubbing 3) tex a slight irregularity in yarn • Etymology: 1825–35; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

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