Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A making into cloth; draping.

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Examples

  • Well, she let out thirty pound to a young man in the drapering line, and he laid it out i’ Laceham goods, an’ a shupercargo o’ my acquinetance (not Salt) took ’em out, an’ she got her eight per zent fust go off; an’ now you can’t hold her but she must be sendin’ out carguies wi’ every ship, till she’s gettin’ as rich as a Jew.

    II. Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob’s Thumb. Book V—Wheat and Tares

  • Well, she let out thirty pound to a young man in the drapering line, and he laid it out i 'Laceham goods, an' a shupercargo o 'my acquinetance (not Salt) took 'em out, an' she got her eight per zent fust go off; an 'now you can't hold her but she must be sendin' out carguies wi 'every ship, till she's gettin' as rich as a Jew.

    The Mill on the Floss

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