from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine in which the bodies of hats are rubbed and pressed to felt the materials and render them more dense, and to diminish the size of the hat.
- n. See heating-machine.
- n. A heating-machine adapted to heating small balls, parts of machines, saw-teeth, nuts, bolts, etc., and delivering them automatically while hot to oil or water hardening-tanks.
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