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raveling

[ rav-uh-ling ]
/ ˈræv ə lɪŋ /
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noun

something raveled out, as a thread drawn or separated from a knitted or woven fabric.

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Also especially British, rav·el·ling .

Origin of raveling

First recorded in 1650–60; ravel + -ing1

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