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Present participle of mat.
Sometimes, however, it was of matting or was seated with leather, or it would take the form of a narrow fringed girdle resembling that of many African tribes.
The town possesses ironfoundries, sack and matting manufactories, tanneries, breweries, corn mills and brick and terra-cotta works.
There are a town-hall and corn exchange, and an industry in the manufacture of matting and in malting.
The people of the south and south-east make large use of soft rush matting for covering, and they also prepare a rough cloth of bark.
Sometimes in the south during the cold season they wear a cloak of skin or matting, fastened 'with a skewer, but open on the right-hand side.
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