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fuller

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noun full·er \ˈfu̇-lər\

Definition of fuller

  1. :  one that fulls cloth

Origin and Etymology of fuller

Middle English, from Old English fullere, from Latin fullo


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fuller

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noun ful·ler \ˈfu̇-lər\

Definition of fuller

  1. :  a blacksmithing hammer for grooving and spreading iron

Origin and Etymology of fuller

fuller to form a groove in


Fuller

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biographical name Ful·ler \ˈfu̇-lər\

Definition of Fuller

  1. Melville Weston 1833–1910 American jurist; chief justice U.S. Supreme Court (1888–1910)


Fuller

biographical name full·er

Definition of Fuller

  1. (Richard) Buckminster 1895–1983 American engineer


Fuller

biographical name full·er

Definition of Fuller

  1. (Sarah) Margaret 1810–1850 Marchioness Os*so*liplay \ˈȯ-sə-(ˌ)lē\ American critic and reformer


Fuller

biographical name full·er

Definition of Fuller

  1. Thomas 1608–1661 English divine and author



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