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 for Fulling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Full \Full\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Fulling.] [OE. fullen, OF. fuler, fouler, F. fouler, LL.
     fullare, fr. L. fullo fuller, cloth fuller, cf. Gr. ?
     shining, white, AS. fullian to whiten as a fuller, to
     baptize, fullere a fuller. Cf. Defile to foul, Foil to
     frustrate, Fuller. n. ]
     To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to
     mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a
     mill.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fulling \Full"ing\, n.
     The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by
     moisture, heat, and pressure.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Fulling mill, a mill for fulling cloth as by means of
        pesties or stampers, which alternately fall into and rise
        from troughs where the cloth is placed with hot water and
        fuller's earth, or other cleansing materials.
        [1913 Webster]

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