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b:ball-linings [2018/03/30 02:05] (current)
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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​b|Definitions under B]]
 +====== Ball Linings ======
 +When [[b:​balls|balls]] are made of [[p:​pelts|pelts]],​ the wool in the first instance is covered with the pelt of an old ball, previously soaked in the[[p:​pelt-pot| pelt pot]] and - well scraped; this is again covered with a new pelt, and nailed to the [[b:​ball-stocks|ball stock]], which makes the ball complete. The old pelt is called ​
 +the //Ball Lining//, and makes it firmer in the neck, and also wear longer.