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fulling

(ful′ing)
A form of massage in which the hands move along a muscle, widening outward as they move away from the masseur's body, and then lifting the muscle as they return.
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A tenter frame was a row of posts, sometimes of stone, supporting wooden horizontal rails along which the pieces of milled cloth were stretched out to dry.
The saying `being on tenter hooks' used to evoke a very different image to the one we would imagine.
The accident happened in Tenters Square, Wrexham, just before 5pm.
In July 1995, he was found guilty of murdering African student Jerome Ligaly, 22, in an attack in Tenters Square, Wrexham.