Fill"ing (?), n.
That which is used to fill a cavity or any empty space, or to supply a deficiency; as, filling for a cavity in a tooth, a depression in a roadbed, the space between exterior and interior walls of masonry, the pores of open-grained wood, the space between the outer and inner planks of a vessel, etc.
The woof in woven fabrics.
Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.
Back filling. Arch. See under Back, a.
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