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Definition of "ravelled" [ravelled]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of ravel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ravelled" in a sentence
  • "And if your sleeve is not too ravelled, that is sound advice."
  • "The ravelled is a kind of cheat bread also, but it retaineth more of the gross, and less of the pure substance of the wheat; and this, being more slightly wrought up, is used in the halls of the nobility and gentry only, whereas the other either is or should be baked in cities and good towns of an appointed size (according to such price as the corn doth bear), and by a statute provided by King John in that behalf."
  • "'Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day\'s life, sore labour\'s bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature\'s second course, Chief nourisher in life\'s feast."
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