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1A small semicylindrical molding or ornamentation.
- ‘In July 1808 Benjamin Radford charged the Longfellows another twenty dollars for a mahogany high-post bedstead with foot posts with carved reeding and string inlay.’
- ‘Rather than fluting the quarter columns, the maker simulated reeding with string inlay.’
- 1.1 The making of reeded moldings.
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