reed·​ing | \ ˈrē-diŋ How to pronounce reeding (audio) \

Definition of reeding

1a : a small convex molding — see molding illustration
b : decoration by series of reedings

Examples of reeding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kathy Shoemaker, who does drawing and reeding, has worked at Woolrich for 27 years. Ruth Simon, WSJ, "Weaving Magic Unravels in Woolrich, Pa.," 21 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of reeding

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Reeding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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