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cleaning-machine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In silk-manuf., a machine in which dust and other foreign substances are removed from silk thread by drawing it through a brush.

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Examples

  • Georgia gentlemen from the interior, making a visit to this family, fell into conversation on the prospects and difficulties of cotton - culture and the imperative need of a rapidly working cleaning-machine.

    Abraham Lincoln: a History — Volume 01

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