Talk:Thomas Fuller (writer)

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Definition of Gnomology[edit]

Gno`mol´o`gy : n. A collection of, or a treatise on, maxims, grave sentences, or reflections.

~~ Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), C. & G. Merriam Co.

Definition of Fuller[edit]

Fuller : n. A workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth (usually woolen). Process is also known as felting. The surname Fuller is derived from the occupation.

Full : v.t. To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.

~~ Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), C. & G. Merriam Co.