Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who produces silk-cocoons by raising silkworms and the mulberries or other plants on which they feed.

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Examples

  • "I am nevertheless a silk-grower," smiled Pierre modestly.

    The Story of Silk

  • "Well, just remember that your silk-house and your trees are worth a good sum to a silk-grower.

    The Story of Silk

  • "We must not expect to do anything as well as your father would have done it; he has been a very successful silk-grower.

    The Story of Silk

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