verb (used with object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
verb (used without object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
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Origin of ravel
OTHER WORDS FROM ravelrav·el·er; especially British, rav·el·ler, nounrav·el·ly, adjective
Definition for ravel (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for ravel
When I pulled it out and wound it round the distaff, it looked like ravelled silk, it was so smooth and fine.Helen and Arthur|Caroline Lee Hentz
Stars began to struggle through and confuse their rays with the ravelled edges of the clouds.
She was cloaked by a skein of ravelled fluff beneath us and we caught the chant before she rose into the sunlight.With The Night Mail|Rudyard Kipling
When it was ravelled out a little, the printed warp could be seen.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
By his side nestled a tiny dog, with satin ears and paws fringed as with ravelled silk.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903|Lucy Maud Montgomery