Definition of Ravelings
1. raveling [n] - See also: raveling
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ravelings
Literary usage of Ravelings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"... orators inspired by the hope of place and power, were blown into rags and ravelings, pieces and patches. The North and South had been masquerading as ..."
2. The Ladies of the White House; Or, In the Home of the Presidents: Being a by Laura Carter Holloway (1881)
"The silk stripes in the fabric were woven from the ravelings of brown silk stockings and old crimson chair-covers! " When peace was declared and her mantle ..."
3. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"... decisions of courts, and all the speeches of orators inspired by the hope of place and power, were blown into rags and ravelings, pieces and patches. ..."
4. Hand-loom Weaving: A Manual for School and Home by Mattie Phipps Todd (1902)
"Carpet ravelings may be obtained from the carpet stores, ... Let them have the pleasure and benefit which come from sorting the ravelings. ..."