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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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DuPont's Mylar biaxial PET film was developed in 1952 and went into production in '55 in Circleville, Ohio, using tenter frames developed by Marshall and Williams, then a supplier of textile machinery.
As well as the person at the tenters, two tiny figures are visible - one a woman near the side of the dam in a bright red dress or shawl apparently filling a bucket- our first glimpse of Magdalers.
The accident happened in Tenters Square, Wrexham, just before 5pm.
In Hall Bower the pieces of cloth would have been taken to nearby fields, off Tenter Lane (no longer in existence) known as Lower Tenter Croft and Upper Tenter Croft (now the home of Hall Bower Cricket Club) and placed on the tenters.