Part of speech: noun

Something added for ornament.

Part of speech: noun

The act of trimmer.

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Usage examples "trimming":

  1. I'm to wear my new white dress with the pink rosebud trimming, and I'm so excited I can hardly wait till to- morrow night. - "Mary Marie", Eleanor H. Porter.
  2. No young ladies have their dresses made without trimming this winter. - "Daisy", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  3. Sleeves are quite small this summer, as I said they would be; and if you'll look at this trimming, Miss Chatty, it is just the right thing for crape. - "A Country Gentleman and his Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.