Definition of Teazling
1. teazle [v] - See also: teazle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Teazling
teazling (current term)
Literary usage of Teazling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Useful Arts Employed in the Production of Clothing (1851)
"When the fulling is quite completed, the cloth is stretched out in an open place to dry; and is then ready for the process of teazling. ..."
2. Dictionary of Manufactures, Mining, Machinery, and the Industrial Arts by George Dodd (1869)
"From 2000 to 3000 are needed for teazling a piece of broadcloth 40 yards long. ... Teazle; teazling. In the woollen-cloth manufacture, after the fulling or ..."
3. The Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman: In Three Parallel Texts by William Langland (1886)
"In the fulled state the cloth presents a woolly and rough appearance, to improve which it goes through the processes of teazling or raising, and shearing or ..."
4. Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society (1877)
"The raising of the fibres is effected by thistle-heads, teazling-cards ... which was suspended horizontally In some machines the teazling-points are made of ..."
5. The Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman: In Three Parallel Texts by William Langland (1886)
"In the fulled state the cloth presents a woolly and rough appearance, to improve which it goes through the processes of teazling or raising, ..."
6. A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the ...by James Bischoff by James Bischoff (1842)
"... Mill described — Improved Fulling Mill — Raising or teazling— Cost of ... the Gig Mill or teazling Mill— Atkinson's Card Raising Gigs — Cropping or ..."