Definition of Soupling
1. souple [v] - See also: souple
Lexicographical Neighbors of Soupling
Literary usage of Soupling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1898)
"1 soupling may be regarded as a morphological alteration of the raw silk fibre, ... For coloured silks, the soupling is often carried out in a ..."
2. Bleaching and Related Processes as Applied to Textile Fibers and Other Materials by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1921)
"In the soupling of silk the raw silk loses from 5 to 10 percent in weight, while the fiber becomes softened sufficiently for purposes of weaving. ..."
3. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"... blushing of cheeks, soupling of breasts, blanching and bleaching of teeth, that ever made an old lady 46 gracious by torch-light: by this curd la! ..."
4. Scottish Prose of the Seventeenth & Eighteenth Centuries: Being a Course of by John Hepburn Millar (1912)
"That is to say, in 1719 "there was a softening, soupling, sweeting oil composed and made up by the cunning art of carnal wit and state policy ; then all ..."