Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An establishment in which dyeing is carried on.
- n. a workshop where dyeing is done
“I'd upped the ante to "warm piss" before deciding that warm piss actually has some value, as fertilizer or in old-style dye-works.”
“We all smiled indulgently; the thing was so plain that it was almost silly to mention it, but all the same -- the man was forgiven his silliness, and dye-works were established.”
“He has become a liquid; a flowing stream of tendency; an impersonal element in the economics of the dye-works.”
“Half-way down this street, which is always damp, and where the gutter carries to the Seine the blackened waters from some dye-works, there is an old house, restored no doubt under Francis I., and built of bricks held together by a few courses of masonry.”
“We all smiled indulgently; the thing was so plain that it was almost silly to mention it, but all the same — the man was forgiven his silliness, and dye-works were established.”
“In the thread-producing mills, i.e. in spinning mills and finishing mills such as twisted-yarn mills and dye-works, most of the lighting tasks are solved by a general lighting or by workshop-orientated lighting.”
“His keys for the dye-works and the fulling sheds, too?”
“Or if the dye-works were on the banks of a running stream of clean water the dyed goods were simply hung in the stream to be washed in a very effectual manner.”
“= -- This is in use in several continental dye-works.”
“Space will not admit of a detailed account of every kind of machine, but only of those which are in constant use in dye-works.”
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