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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slub, knot, burlnoun

    soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design


  1. slubnoun

    A small thickened portion or knot found on linen yarn, caused by defects.

  2. slubnoun


  3. slubnoun

    Fabric fiber produced by slubbing.

  4. slubverb

    To draw and twist fibers in order to prepare them for spinning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slubnoun

    a roll of wool slightly twisted; a rove; -- called also slubbing

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  2. Slubverb

    to draw out and twist slightly; -- said of slivers of wool

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slub

    slub, v.t. to twist after carding to prepare for spinning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slub in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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