Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A device for making flutes in a fabric or article of dress, as a ruffle.

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Examples

  • "It's a shame, a women of her age, and ... condition," Saxon answered, as she frilled a lace ruffle with a hot fluting-iron.

    CHAPTER I

  • "It's a shame, a women of her age, and ... condition," Saxon answered, as she frilled a lace ruffle with a hot fluting-iron.

    Chapter 1

  • One day he had made a collection of articles only used in a less primitive housekeeping, from nutmeg-grater to fluting-iron, and tossed them out of the window into a corner of the yard.

    Country Neighbors

  • A fluting-iron, called, also, a patent Italian iron, saves much labor, in ironing ruffles neatly.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School

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