Fluting iron
Fluting Flut"ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady's ruffle. [1913 Webster]

{Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; -- called also {Italian iron}, or {gaufering iron}. --Knight.

{Fluting lathe}, a machine for forming spiral flutes, as on balusters, table legs, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fluting iron — fluting iron, an iron with grooves in the surface for fluting ruffles …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluting iron — /ˈflutɪŋ aɪən/ (say floohting uyuhn) noun a specially shaped iron for pressing ruffles, etc., into a fluted form …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fluting — Flut ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady s ruffle. [1913 Webster] {Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fluting lathe — Fluting Flut ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady s ruffle. [1913 Webster] {Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gaufering iron — Fluting Flut ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady s ruffle. [1913 Webster] {Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Italian iron — Fluting Flut ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady s ruffle. [1913 Webster] {Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gauffering iron — Gauffering Gauf fer*ing, n. A mode of plaiting or fluting. [1913 Webster] {Gauffering iron}, a kind of fluting iron for fabrics. {Gauffering press} (Flower Manuf.), a press for crimping the leaves and petals into shape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Italian iron — noun A smoothing iron for fluting • • • Main Entry: ↑Italian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Italian iron — Italian I*tal ian, a. [Cf. F. italien, It. italiano. Cf. {Italic}.] Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language. [1913 Webster] {Italian cloth} a light material of cotton and worsted; called also {farmer s satin}. {Italian iron}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gauffering — Gauf fer*ing, n. A mode of plaiting or fluting. [1913 Webster] {Gauffering iron}, a kind of fluting iron for fabrics. {Gauffering press} (Flower Manuf.), a press for crimping the leaves and petals into shape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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