Tentering
Tenter Ten"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tentered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tentering}.] To admit extension. [1913 Webster]

Woolen cloth will tenter, linen scarcely. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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