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slubs in a length of wool yarn
tr.v. slubbed, slub·bing, slubs
To draw out and twist (a strand of silk or other textile fiber) in preparation for spinning.
1. A soft thick nub in yarn that is either an imperfection or purposely set for a desired effect.
2. A slightly twisted roll of fiber, as of silk or cotton.
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|Adj.||1.||slubbed - of textiles; having a rough surface; "a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"|