Antonyms for pleating

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She glanced at him sharply, then fell to pleating the gelding's mane.

"It's a kind of pleating," explained Dorothy, putting down the dog.

For flannel, pleating or gathers may be used to put fullness into a band.

Three rows or more of pleating may be used on this ornament.

To do this, the inside of the pleating will lap more than the outside.

A single recital makes a hat, more makes no more cloth than pleating.

Special machines for perforating designs or for pleating materials are often needed in teaching the garment trades.

"I believe they're upstairs, ma'am," said the fat caretaker, pleating her respectable white apron.

"I know him better than you do," she observed, bending her head and pleating the lace on her knee.

He swore it never touched a thread of it, but just look at that spot, right in the middle of a pleating too.