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  • n. A process in which mercury, or some of its salts, is employed to impart the property of felting to certain kinds of furs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A process in which mercury, or some of its salts, is employed to impart the property of felting to certain kinds of furs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In furriery, a process in preparing or dressing furs, in which mercury or some of its salts are employed to impart to the fur the property of felting, which it did not previously possess. Also called secreting, and improperly carroting, from the similarity of the manipulation to that of carroting. See carrot, v. t.

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