Definition of Slubbed

1. Adjective. Of textiles; having a rough surface. "A sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"

Exact synonyms: Homespun, Nubbly, Nubby, Tweedy
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Homespun, Nubble, Nub, Nubbiness, Tweed, Tweediness



Definition of Slubbed

1. Verb. (past of slub) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slubbed

1. slub [v] - See also: slub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slubbed

slowpitch
slowplay
slowplayed
slowplaying
slowplays
slowpoke
slowpokes
slows
slowth
slowworm
slowworms
sloyd
sloyds
slub
slubb
slubbed (current term)
slubber
slubberdegullion
slubberdegullions
slubbered
slubbering
slubberingly
slubbers
slubbier
slubbiest
slubbing
slubbings
slubbs
slubby
slubs

Literary usage of Slubbed

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

1. Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society (1877)
"... scribbled, slubbed, spun, woven, scoured again, stretched on tenters, and then picked over. "After this it is ready for the important process of fulling ..."

2. Our Sheep and the Tariff by William Draper Lewis (1890)
"Ring waste, which was entered as waste, at a duty of five cents per pound, consists of those fibres which have slubbed or tangled in the process of spinning ..."

3. A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the by James Bischoff (1842)
"In other places, the small manufacturers, who have perhaps two, four, or six looms, purchase the wool, and get it scribbled, carded, and slubbed at a mill, ..."

4. Our Sheep and the Tariff by William Draper Lewis (1890)
"Ring waste, which was entered as waste, at a duty of five cents per pound, consists of those fibres which have slubbed or tangled in the process of spinning ..."

5. The Industrial Revolution: Being the Parts Entitled Parliamentary Colbertism by William Cunningham (1908)
"... and when wool was given them to weave, took it to the " slubbing engine to be scribbled, carded and slubbed"." Mr Howlett, writing from Dunmow in 1790, ..."

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