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Meaning of RET

Pronunciation:  ret

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 Definition: [v]  of flax, hemp, or jute, so as to promote loosening of the fibers form the woody tissue
 
 See Also: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ret\, v. t.
    See {Aret}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Ret\, v. t. [Akin to rot.]
    To prepare for use, as flax, by separating the fibers from
    the woody part by process of soaking, macerating, and other
    treatment. --Ure.
    
    
 



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