from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Baptism.
  • v. Present participle of full. To make cloth denser and firmer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by moisture, heat, and pressure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of becoming full: as, the fulling of the moon.
  • n. The process of cleansing, scouring, and pressing woolen goods to felt the fibers together and make the cloth stronger and firmer. It is also termed milling, because the cloth is scoured in a water-mill.
  • n. Baptism.


From Middle English fulling, fullynge, from fullen, fulwen ("to baptise"), equivalent to full +‎ -ing. (Wiktionary)
From full. (Wiktionary)



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