serging

noun
serg·​ing | \ ˈsər-jiŋ How to pronounce serging (audio) \

Definition of serging

: the process of overcasting the raw edges of a piece of fabric (such as a carpet) to prevent raveling

First Known Use of serging

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for serging

serge

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The first known use of serging was circa 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Serging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serging. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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