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  • n. Plural form of cannery.

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Examples

  • I was a sailor before the mast, a longshoreman, a roustabout; I worked in canneries, and factories, and laundries; I mowed lawns, and cleaned carpets, and washed windows.

    What Life Means to Me

  • a roustabout; I worked in canneries, and factories, and laundries; I mowed lawns, and cleaned carpets, and washed windows.

    What Life Means to Me

  • a longshoreman, a roustabout; I worked in canneries, and factories, and laundries; I mowed lawns, and cleaned carpets, and washed windows.

    What Life Means to Me

  • But basically, I just think that when you consider what's in store for Wendy, going off to work in the canneries, which is a pretty rough and tumble scene, she can't be this delicate flower.

    Vue Weekly

  • And this law, with only an occasional violation, had been obediently observed by the Greek fishermen who caught salmon for the canneries and the market.

    Charley's Coup

  • The canneries are having a lot of accidents, Aunt Alice says.

    The Trouble With May Amelia

  • There were now perhaps a hundred or so Korean families living in Buckle Lane and adjacent Akepo Lane most of them having fled the plantations for the canneries, even as others abandoned the canneries to become tailors, launderers, shoemakers, or grocers.

    Excerpt: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

  • They could also build their own bakeries and canneries, options unavailable to the independents.

    How a Grocer Bagged Profits

  • Into this unique confession, London poured much of his astonishing life, from his days as a work beast in the Oakland canneries to his exploits as an oyster pirate on San Francisco Bay, from his sailing adventures to his triumphs as an author.

    John Barleycorn - Alcoholic Memoirs

  • There are fifty-seven apple-evaporating furnaces, to say nothing of the apple canneries and cider and vinegar factories.

    CHAPTER V

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