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Fuller

[foo l-er] /ˈfʊl ər/
noun
1.
George, 1822–84, U.S. painter.
2.
Henry B(lake) ("Stanton Page") 1857–1929, U.S. novelist, poet, and critic.
3.
Melville Weston
[wes-tuh n] /ˈwɛs tən/ (Show IPA),
1833–1910, chief justice of the U.S. 1888–1910.
4.
R(ichard) Buckminster, 1895–1983, U.S. engineer, designer, and architect.
5.
(Sarah) Margaret (Marchioness Ossoli) 1810–50, U.S. author and literary critic.
6.
Thomas, 1608–61, English clergyman and historian.
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British Dictionary definitions for stanton page

fuller1

/ˈfʊlə/
noun
1.
a person who fulls cloth for his living
Word Origin
Old English fullere, from Latin fullō

fuller2

/ˈfʊlə/
noun
1.
Also called fullering tool. a tool for forging a groove
2.
a tool for caulking a riveted joint
verb
3.
(transitive) to forge (a groove) or caulk (a riveted joint) with a fuller
Word Origin
C19: perhaps from the name Fuller

Fuller

/ˈfʊlə/
noun
1.
(Richard) Buckminster. 1895–1983, US architect and engineer: developed the geodesic dome
2.
Roy (Broadbent). 1912–91, British poet and writer, whose collections include The Middle of a War (1942) and A Lost Season (1944), both of which are concerned with World War II, Epitaphs and Occasions (1949), and Available for Dreams (1989)
3.
Thomas. 1608–61, English clergyman and antiquarian; author of The Worthies of England (1662)
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Word Origin and History for stanton page
fuller
"one who fulls cloth," O.E. fullere, from L. fullo (see full (v.)).
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stanton page in the Bible

The word "full" is from the Anglo-Saxon fullian, meaning "to whiten." To full is to press or scour cloth in a mill. This art is one of great antiquity. Mention is made of "fuller's soap" (Mal. 3:2), and of "the fuller's field" (2 Kings 18:17). At his transfiguration our Lord's rainment is said to have been white "so as no fuller on earth could white them" (Mark 9:3). En-rogel (q.v.), meaning literally "foot-fountain," has been interpreted as the "fuller's fountain," because there the fullers trod the cloth with their feet.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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