from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine for crimping or fluting.
- n. In sheet-metal work, a hand- or power-machine for crimping the edges of box-covers, cans, and other tinware; a machine closely allied to the beading-machine, employing rolls to form a crimp or corrugation in sheet-metal.
- n. A contrivance for crimping the tops of lamp-chimneys and other glassware.
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The laundry is indoors with another big fire, and long tables, and a lot of irons, and a crimping-machine;