1) To card wool by hand, in preparation for finer work and spinning.

1734 a pair of tuming cards, Holmfirth. Map evidence shows that there was a Tuming mill at Whitley Willows in 1793, possibly so called because scribbling machines had been installed.

places Holmfirth
dates 1734

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