Fashion

Fash"ion

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fashioned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Fashioning.] [Cf. F. faconner.] 1. To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold.
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Here the loud hammer fashions female toys.
Gay.
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Ingenious art . . .
Steps forth to fashion and refine the age.
Cowper.
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2. To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; -- with to.
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Laws ought to be fashioned to the manners and conditions of the people.
Spenser.
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3. To make according to the rule prescribed by custom.
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Fashioned plate sells for more than its weight.
Locke.
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4. To forge or counterfeit. [Obs.] Shak.
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Fashioning needle (Knitting Machine), a needle used for widening or narrowing the work and thus shaping it.
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