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 for Carding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Card \Card\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Carded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Carding.]
     To play at cards; to game. --Johnson.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carding \Card"ing\, a.
     1. The act or process of preparing staple for spinning, etc.,
        by carding it. See the Note under Card, v. t.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A roll of wool or other fiber as it comes from the carding
        machine.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Carding engine, Carding machine, a machine for carding
        cotton, wool, or other fiber, by subjecting it to the
        action of cylinders, or drums covered with wire-toothed
        cards, revolving nearly in contact with each other, at
        different rates of speed, or in opposite directions. The
        staple issues in soft sheets, or in slender rolls called
        slivers.
        [1913 Webster]

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