The work or procedure of preparing staple for rotating an such like by carding it begin to see the Note under Card v t
- of Card
- The work or procedure of organizing basic for spinning, etc., by carding it. See the Note under Card, v. t.
- A roll of wool or other fibre because arises from the carding machine.
"wool-dressing," late 15c., verbal noun from card (v.1).
The cotton trade developed rapidly after the introduction of the cylindrical carding machine, which was set up here two years before Peel used it at Bolton.