Swingling tow
Swingling Swin"gling, a. & n. from {Swingle}, v. t. [1913 Webster]

{Swingling tow}, the coarse part of flax, separated from the finer by swingling and hatcheling. [1913 Webster]


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  • swingling tow — noun also swingle tow Etymology: swingling tow from swingling (gerund of swingle) (II) + tow; swingle tow from swingle (II) : coarse flax separated by sw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swingling — Swin gling, a. & n. from {Swingle}, v. t. [1913 Webster] {Swingling tow}, the coarse part of flax, separated from the finer by swingling and hatcheling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swingle tow — noun see swingling tow …   Useful english dictionary

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