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slub

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verb \ˈsləb\

Definition of slub

slubbed

;

slubbing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to draw out and twist (slivers of wool, cotton, etc.) slightly

Origin and Etymology of slub

back-formation from slubbing


First Known Use: 1834


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slub

noun

Definition of slub

  1. :  a soft thick uneven section in a yarn or thread

1851

First Known Use of slub

1851

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