Fullery
Fullery Full"er*y, n.; pl. {Fulleries}. The place or the works where the fulling of cloth is carried on. [1913 Webster]

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  • fullery — † ˈfullery Obs. 0 [f. fuller n.1 + y3.] A place where the process of fulling is carried on. 1730–6 in Bailey (folio). in Johnson. Hence in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • fullery — noun a) a place built for the process of fulling wool in cloth making. Usually refers to a period in history before the process was carried out at a mill. b) a workshop where clothes are cleaned, particularly in Roman times. Syn: fulling mill …   Wiktionary

  • Fullery — A place for fulling cloth; a fulling mill. Cf. Fuller; Full …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fulleries — Fullery Full er*y, n.; pl. {Fulleries}. The place or the works where the fulling of cloth is carried on. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Krosno — Infobox Settlement name = Krosno motto = Niepowtarzalne miasto w wyjatkowym miejscu Unique city in uncommon place imagesize = 250px image caption = Main Square image shield = POL Krosno COA.svg pushpin pushpin label position = bottom subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Fullo — A fullo was a Roman fuller or cloth launderer (plural: fullones ), known from many inscriptions from Italy and the western half of the Roman Empire and references in Latin literature, e.g. by Plautus, Martialis and Pliny the Elder. A fullo worked …   Wikipedia

  • Full — The process of cleaning and giving body to cloth, originally by treading on it in a trough. This process was called cloth walking . By the 13c the procedure had changed and feet were replaced by wooden bars. Cf. Fuller s earth; Fullery; Tucker;… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fuller's earth — A fine grained clay used as a cleaner in the process of fulling cloth. Cf.Fullery; Full …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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