Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of slub.

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

  • adjective of textiles; having a rough surface

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-07-01

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

    Archive 2007-11-01

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

    Righty-ho.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

    busy, busy

  • 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

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

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

    January 8, 2009

  • More poetry! How unsmooth.

    January 8, 2009