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Like Like. My sister-in-law is a weaver, and she refers to them as tenterhooks, but says that the more common term now is temple.
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Learn how your comment data is processed. And tenterhooks are? How old is the word? Note the meaning drift: Tenter-hooks , strong iron hooks put in ceilings and.. Like this: Like Loading Thanks for that information, Paul. Kindest regards, J. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Email required Address never made public. After woven wool was pounded in a mixture of clay and water to clean and thicken it.
This was called fulling. Then the wool was stretched on a frame called a tenter to dry.
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It was hung on tenterhooks. So if you were very tense, like stretched cloth, you were on tenterhooks. Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years.
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