Definition of Mat up
1. Verb. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like. "The fabric felted up after several washes"
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Felt, Mat, Matting
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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 ..."