/fool"euhr/, n.
a person who fulls cloth.
[bef. 1000; ME; OE fullere < L fullo fuller; see -ER1]
/fool"euhr/, n.
1. a half-round hammer used for grooving and spreading iron.
2. a tool or part of a die for reducing the sectional area of a piece of work.
3. a groove running along the flat of a sword blade.
4. to reduce the sectional area of (a piece of metal) with a fuller or fullers.
[1810-20; orig. n., appar. FULL1 in sense to make full, close, compact + -ER1]

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(as used in expressions)
Austin Stephen Fuller
Fuller John Frederick Charles
Fuller Loie
Marie Louise Fuller
Fuller Sarah Margaret
Fuller Melville Weston
Fuller Richard Buckminster

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