Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAVELINGS

The bandage should be free from ravelings and placed squarely in the hoop.

Try at school on some ravelings of garment seams or other materials.

Let them have the pleasure and benefit which come from sorting the ravelings.

In darning with thread darn on the wrong side, with ravelings or hair on the right.

With worsted, ravelings or chenille let the child sew once around this circle.

They found many women using thorns instead of pins and knitting one pair of stockings with the ravelings of another.

It is an effort to save something—a few shreds and patches and ravelings—from the wreck.

It may leak some, he admitted, but Ill stuff the cracks up with ravelings from the sail cloth, and our clothes that we need least.

Also remove any accumulation of dirt or ravelings which catch in the wheels or bearings.

Trim the edges of the patch smooth and herringbone stitch with ravelings around it.