A person who fulls cloth.
- This had been demonstrated before in the Marian persecution in the 1550s where many of the martyrs had occupations such as labourers, weavers, carpenters and fullers.
- Le Balle was also one of the places where fullers set up tenters used to stretch out cloth to dry.
- The charter created the town's first link with the textile industry as it allowed fullers - who cleansed and thickened cloth by washing and beating it - to ply their trade in Bolton.
Old English fullere, from Latin fullo, of unknown origin.
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Stamp (iron) with a fuller.
- These stations have names such as fullering, blocking, edging, bending and cut off.
- The broad, fullered blade with a clipped-back point seen on the sword shown on the salt is quite impractical for hunting.
- While the blade is substantial, it is fullered to provide balance and good handling characteristics.
early 19th century (as a verb): of unknown origin.