Definition of Spinnery
1. a spinning mill [n -NERIES]
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Literary usage of Spinnery
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1. The Linen Trade, Ancient and Modern by Alexander Johnston Warden (1867)
"One spinnery in Bielefeld contains 8400 spindles, and occupied 600 people, ... The Schonfeld spinnery employed 3000 spindles, and consumed 12000 ..."
2. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Frances Fuller Victor (1886)
"In 1795 a corridor with tile roof and brick pillars was added on the side of the square next the presidio, and another to the spinnery; four new rooms for ..."
3. The Charity Organization Movement in the United States: A Study in American by Frank Dekker Watson (1922)
"One of these was a flax-yarn spinnery which served the purpose not only of ... The flax-yarn spinnery also served as a test for the so-called "work-shy," ..."
4. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1884)
"... was erected; and in 1794 the improvements were a granary and spinnery on stone foundations, a cemetery enclosure 48 x 135 feet, and a sheep-corral. ..."
5. Lancashire Worthies by Francis Espinasse (1874)
"They had a complete spinnery, consisting of two pairs of cards and five hand-wheels, by which they earned more than paid the rent of their farm, ..."
6. Swedish Catalogue ...: International Exhibition, 1876. Philadelphia by Elis Sidenbladh (1876)
"Of these the following spun above one million pounds; Berg and Holmen at Norrkoping, the Malmo spinnery, Rosenlund at Goteborg, and Nas and Rydal in the Lan ..."
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