from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of card.
  • n. A piece of wool rolled by a carder (carding machine).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. The act or process of preparing staple for spinning, etc., by carding it. See the Note under card, v. t.
  • adj. A roll of wool or other fiber as it comes from the carding machine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Card-playing.
  • n. The process of combing wool, flax, or cotton.
  • n. A loose roll of cotton or wool as it comes from a carding-machine: chiefly in the plural.


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