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Definition of "ravelling" []

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

Use "ravelling" in a sentence
  • "A cynic would say that the ravelling is a pleasure to watch, and the media enjoys it too."
  • "So she went calmly on with her darning, drawing the "ravelling," with which her needle was threaded, carefully in and out, and taking nice even stitches without one prophetic thrill or tremor; while, if only she could have looked through the two walls and two doors which separated the room in which she sat from the office, and have heard what Mrs. Ashe was saying, the school coat would have been thrown to the winds, and for all her tall stature and propriety, she would have been skipping with delight and astonishment."
  • "Did you have trouble with ravelling usin the other stitches?"