fluting-machine love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A machine for crimping or corrugating sheet-metal by bending it between corrugated cylinders called fluting-cylinders.
  • noun A wood-turning machine for forming twisted, spiral, and fluted balusters, etc.


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  • The very audacity of the effort seemed inspiration to more ambitious work; and during the long summer, while in her busy hands the fluting-machine went round and round, Evelyn's mind was full of plans for the future.

    Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets and Other Tales


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