carded

adjective
card·​ed | \ ˈkär-dəd How to pronounce carded (audio) \

Definition of carded

: cleansed and disentangled preparatory to spinning : prepared by the action of cards (see card entry 4 sense 1) or a carding machine carded fibers Roving … is a ribbon of carded wool, the fibers of which are rubbed together into a round continuous strand with no twist whatever, ready for the spinning process.— Werner Von Bergen

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1547, in the meaning defined above

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“Carded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carded. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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