Full, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulled p. pr. & vb. n. Fulling.] To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.
Full·ing, n. The process of cleansing, shrinking, and thickening cloth by moisture, heat, and pressure.
Fulling mill, a mill for fulling cloth as by means of pesties or stampers, which alternately fall into and rise from troughs where the cloth is placed with hot water and fuller's earth, or other cleansing materials.