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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slub.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of textiles; having a rough surface


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • So, lots of stuff happening here today - the kids slubbed around in the morning in their pyjamas and watched telly for ages, which was great, as that meant sewing time for mummy.

    More cats, and cords, inchies, cards and so on

  • Maybe about how it takes the spinner's motivations and turns the fiber into either trash or treasure: greed spinning silk into rusty wire slubbed with rotten straw, laziness spinning wool into a beautiful but useless cobweb thread that disintigrates when touched, vengefulness turning flax into coarse rope no matter how delicately spun, love turning nettles into the smoothest silken cord, selflessness making the spinner's own hair into the finest silver-wrapped silk.

    Spinning with glass.

  • I'm trying to spin this as a possibly aran weight thick and thin slubbed two-ply, but I'm struggling.


  • This weekend, after trying on thirty different-but-strangely-identical white cotton peasant skirts, I said, forget it, and went to Kaplan's for some lovely slubbed peach silk, to make my own bias-cut skirt.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Dark olive lightweight wool or slubbed silk, 3/4 length sleeves, self belt, gold and carnelian jewelry for a splash of color.

    In my plan, we are NOT beltless. - A Dress A Day

  • I like the slubbed silk idea, but I've read somewhere that if you use dupion or shantung with the "lines" sorry, can't remember the proper word running vertically, the seams tend to unravel.

    A Perfect Storm - A Dress A Day

  • Rough silk in plain weave with irregular filling yarns that give it a slubbed or textured effect; originally of wild silk.


  • She was dressed in a black, slubbed-silk suit, black alligator shoes and matching handbag, and was wrapped in a stylish three-quarter-length black suede coat.

    The Kaisho

  • The lanes and the gateways in the fields, as they say, are 'slubby' enough in November, and those who try to go through get 'slubbed' up to their knees.

    Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies

  • Starting with fine gauge slubbed jerseys, applied burnout printing adds texture and loosens the fabric-almost transparent and with an uneven effect, it's what makes the garment seem like it's been worn for 10 years.

    Cool Hunting


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  • More poetry! How unsmooth.

    January 8, 2009

  • Just roll that WeirdNet definition 'round your mouth: 'nubby, nubbly, slubbed, tweedy'.

    January 8, 2009