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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hargreaves, James Died 1778. British inventor of the spinning jenny (c. 1764). He patented his device in 1770.

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  • n. English inventor of the spinning jenny (1720-1778)

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  • Hargreaves is an ordained Pentecostal minister and the founder of the Scottish Christian Party.

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  • Pensioner June Ive and her daughter Linda Square are trying to piece together whether the pop star, who lived for many years in Hargreaves Close, Bury Green, is, in fact, one of their kin.

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  • Back in the Sixties a schoolteacher called Hargreaves was Hon Sec: John Fletcher was Chairman

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  • Having trust in his own body seems to have been an issue for Hargreaves, which is perhaps not surprising given he knows his career is at stake if his comeback bid fails.

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  • You can buy cheaply direct at fund supermarkets such as Hargreaves Lansdown (h-l. co.uk).

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  • Guy's much larger Ā£1.7bn European Selected Opportunities fund had been a firm favourite among small investors, but when Guy announced that he would be stepping down from day-to-day control from the beginning of 2010, advisers such as Hargreaves Lansdown removed it from their buy list.

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  • Since then Gareth Barry has established himself as Capello's first-choice defensive midfielder, although Capello likes players such as Hargreaves who can play in more than one position.

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  • - his last game for his country was against Gareth Barry has established himself as Capello's first-choice defensive midfielder, although Capello likes players such as Hargreaves who can play in more than one position.

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  • "Taking the perspective of the average consumer, the interim report would appear to be somewhat disappointing," said Keith Bowman, analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers.

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