slub


1slub

transitive verb \ˈsləb\
slubbedslub·bing

Definition of SLUB

:  to draw out and twist (as slivers of wool) slightly

Origin of SLUB

back-formation from slubbing
First Known Use: 1834

Rhymes with SLUB

2slub

noun

Definition of SLUB

:  a soft thick uneven section in a yarn or thread

First Known Use of SLUB

1851

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