Definition of Mat up

1. Verb. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like. "The fabric felted up after several washes"

Exact synonyms: Felt, Felt Up, Mat, Matt-up, Matte, Matte Up
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Felt, Mat, Matting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mat Up

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masu-seki
masula
masulah
masulahs
masulas
masurium
masuriums
masus
masutomilite
masuyite
masyu
mat
mat gold
mat slab
mat up (current term)
mata mata
mata mata turtle
mata mata turtles
mata matas
matachin
matachina
matachini
matachins
mataco
matador
matadora
matadoras
matadore
matadores

Literary usage of Mat up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1899)
"... pressed and found we could get nearly every particle forced down in between these s<pices in the wooden mat and the mat up above. ..."

2. The Annals of Horticulture (1848)
"mat up the good keeping sorts, such as the Warrington and Ironmonger ; the bushes must be quite dry. It may be necessary to net over the whole, ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1822)
"mat up carefully at night ; but make a point of admitting all the sun and light possible to the plants; therefore uncover always by sun-rise, and frequently ..."

4. English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1896)
"... and ran from thence to the mat on the bowsprit; and from the mat, up to the wood of the bowsprit; and thence to the topsail-yard; which fire made the ..."

5. Niles' Weekly Register edited by Hezekiah Niles, Jeremiah Hughes, George Beatty (1835)
"o mat up Ш* letter again and send it back by the bean r. The bearer knows nothing ai all about this ..."

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