Definition of Puckering
1. Noun. Folds or pinched bunches of fabric caused by the shrinkage of one layer among multiple layers. ¹
2. Verb. (present participle of pucker) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Puckering
1. pucker [v] - See also: pucker
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Literary usage of Puckering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"The ungainly puckering was attended, on this occasion, and prompted by that accomplished ... For these services, puckering was now made Queen's Serjeant, ..."
2. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"Lord Keeper puckering was the last of four individuals who successively died in ... ON the death of Sir John puckering, Queen Elizabeth, according to her ..."
3. The Puritans: Or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England, During the by Samuel Hopkins (1861)
"2 In the following June, the Great Seal was committed to the custody of Sir John puckering, " with the 1 Ante, Vol. I. p. 464, note. Hatton, 498. ..."
4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"He thereupon assumed the surname of puckering, and removed to Sir ... Both puckering and his wife were eminently charitable to distressed cavaliers. ..."
5. The Works of Thomas Kyd by Thomas Kyd (1901)
"To the R. honorable Sr John puckering Knight Lord Keeper of the great scale of Englande.' The circumstances under which it was written are explained in ..."
6. The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1851)
"LIFE OF SIR JOHN puckering, LORD KEEPER OF THE GREAT SEAL. THE Queen heard of the death ... Prime Serjeant puckering had about this time pleased her Ma- . ..."
7. The Records of the Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn: The Black Books by Lincoln's Inn (London, England), Ronald Roxburgh, William Paley Baildon, James Douglas Walker (1897)
"If he refuses, he shall lose his chamber, and puckering shall have it ... Mr puckering may exchange chambers with Mr ..."