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cotton-manufactory

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A building provided with machinery for carding, roving, spinning, and weaving cotton, by the force of water or steam.

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Examples

  • During the month of January, Lord Nugent, after drawing a forcible picture of the distress which existed in Ireland, gave notice of his intention to move for the establishment of a cotton-manufactory in Ireland, with a power of exportation to Great Britain, and a free trade to America, Africa, and the West Indies.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • "See how perfectly this natural ledge of rocks may be converted into a dam: it seems precisely made for it: then, by digging a canal to conduct the water a little to the left, there is a fine site for a cotton-manufactory, which, built of granite, would add much to the beauty of the prospect.

    Rich Enough a tale of the times

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