Fuller definition

fo͝olər
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A person whose work is to full cloth.
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A groove so made.
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A hammer used by a blacksmith for grooving or spreading iron.
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(person) 1895-1983; U.S. engineer, inventor, & philosopher.
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(person) (Marchioness Ossoli) 1810-50; U.S. writer, critic, & social reformer.
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(person) 1833-1910; chief justice of the U.S. (1888-1910)
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Comparative form of full: more full.
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A convex, rounded or grooved tool, used by blacksmiths for shaping metal.
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A groove made by such a tool (in the blade of a sword etc.).
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To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer.

To fuller a bayonet.

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An occupational surname​ for a person who fulls cloth.
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One that fulls cloth.
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A groove made by such a hammer.
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A tool used by blacksmiths to hammer grooves into iron.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fuller
Plural:
fullers

Origin of fuller

  • Possibly from full to pleat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fullo +‎ -er.

    From Wiktionary

  • From full.

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown origin.

    From Wiktionary