Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A field where cloth or yarn is bleached.

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Examples

  • There is a bleach-field in it, and a manufactory of linen thread, neither of which we delayed to examine; for the day was wearing on, and, beautiful as the scenery was through which we had to pass, we were desirous of reaching our halting-place as soon as possible.

    Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II

  • The watch-dog at the lord of the manor's bleach-field sits proudly in the sunshine outside of his kennel, and growls at every one that goes past.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland

  • Loncarty is now the biggest bleach-field in Queen Victoria's dominions; no village or hamlet there, only the huge bleaching-house and a beautiful field, some six or seven miles northwest of Perth, bordered by the beautiful Tay river on the one side, and by its beautiful tributary Almond on the other; a

    Early Kings of Norway

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