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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flut·ing, n. Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the fluting of a lady's ruffle.
 Fluting iron, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; -- called also Italian iron, or gaufering iron. --Knight.
 Fluting lathe, a machine for forming spiral flutes, as on balusters, table legs, etc.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·tal·ian a.  Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language.
 Italian cloth a light material of cotton and worsted; -- called also farmer's satin.
 Italian iron, a heater for fluting frills.
 Italian juice, Calabrian liquorice.