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  • v. Present participle of finedraw.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of darning in which the edges of a rent are brought together and the needle is passed through from one to the other at about half the thickness of the stuff in such a manner as to restore the pattern.
  • n. In cloth-manuf., a finishing process in which the cloth is exposed to a strong light, and any minute hole or break is repaired by introducing, with a needle, sound yarns in place of the defective ones.
  • n. In tapestry-manuf., the process of sewing together the different pieces separately manufactured.


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