Fuller's earth, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease.Fuller's herb(Bot.), the soapwort formerly used to remove stains from cloth.Fuller's thistle or weed(Bot.), the teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) whose burs are used by fullers in dressing cloth. See Teasel.

(Full"er), n. [From Full, a.] (Blacksmith's Work) A die; a half- round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; — called also a creaser.

(Full"er), v. t. To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet.

(Full"er*y) n.; pl. Fulleries The place or the works where the fulling of cloth is carried on.

(Full"-formed`) a. Full in form or shape; rounded out with flesh.

The full-formed maids of Afric.

(Full"-grown`) a. Having reached the limits of growth; mature. "Full-grown wings." Lowell.

(Full"-heart`ed) a. Full of courage or confidence. Shak.

(Full"-hot`) a. Very fiery. Shak.

(Full"ing), n. The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by moisture, heat, and pressure.

Fulling mill, a mill for fulling cloth as by means of pesties or stampers, which alternately fall into and rise from troughs where the cloth is placed with hot water and fuller's earth, or other cleansing materials.

(Full"-manned`) a. Completely furnished wiith men, as a ship.

(Full"mart") n. See Foumart. B. Jonson.

(Full"ness), n. The state of being full, or of abounding; abundance; completeness. [Written also fulness.]

"In thy presence is fullness of joy."
Ps. xvi. 11.

(Ful*lon"i*cal) a. [L. fullonicus, from fullo a cloth fuller.] Pertaining to a fuller of cloth. [Obs.] Blount.

Full-blown to Fumigant

(Full"-blown`) a.

1. Fully expanded, as a blossom; as, a full-bloun rose. Denham.

2. Fully distended with wind, as a sail. Dryden.

(Full"-bot"tomed) a.

1. Full and large at the bottom, as wigs worn by certain civil officers in Great Britain.

2. (Naut.) Of great capacity below the water line.

(Full"-butt") adv. With direct and violent opposition; with sudden collision. [Colloq.] L'Estrange.

(Full`-drive") adv. With full speed. [Colloq.]

(Full"er) n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See Full, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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