from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Knitted in a shape that conforms closely to body lines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. knitted to fit the shape of the body.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. knitted to fit the shape of the body
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See, full-fashioned machines was altogether different from these little circle machines like the ones that makes socks or women's hose on, in just one little machine.
It was a pretty good job, but full-fashioned is over now.
They didn't even make full-fashioned hose like that.
JH: So they were making full-fashioned hose and ....
Topping full-fashioned hose is what I was doing in the full-fashioned mill.
But when they quit doing full-fashioned I had to hunt another job, so I learned to loop, and I looped socks for about five years.
JH: Did you get any better pay for working on full-fashioned than on circular?
They really didn't have to work as hard as we did; it was just a little more heavier work than the topping of the full-fashioned hose.
AUSTIN: Several hundred, but not that many in full-fashioned.
You take an eight-and-a-half foot in a full-fashioned hose, that's not very long, and you really had to work to get your what they called then bars filled, and you'd have twelve that you had to fill.