tufting

[ tuhf-ting ]
/ ˈtʌf tɪŋ /

noun

the act or process of making tufts.
tufts collectively, especially as decoration.

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Origin of tufting

First recorded in 1545–55; tuft + -ing1
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Example sentences from the Web for tufting

  • As with silks, brocaded in different colours, therefore never use chintz where a chair or sofa calls for tufting.