Definition of Codilla

1. n. The coarse tow of flax and hemp.



Definition of Codilla

1. Noun. The tow obtained from flax or hemp ¹

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Definition of Codilla

1. the coarsest part of hemp [n -S]

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Literary usage of Codilla

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1. Dues and Charges on Shipping in Foreign Ports: A Manual of Reference for the (1907)
"Flax and flax codilla, barley, rye, crushing linseed, sowing linseed in barrels, deals, ... codilla—about 50 heads = 1 ton—pays 50% more freight than flax. ..."

2. The Linen Trade, Ancient and Modern by Alex Johnston Warden (1867)
"1 and 2 qualities; and both tow and codilla, from their fine and soft fibre, ... The tow and codilla are also packed in mats of about the same weight. ..."

3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1839)
"In the same manner, the importation of flax codilla being 8279 tons, exceeded by 3405 tons the average of the four preceding years, which was 4874 tons. ..."

4. The Law Reports. Court of Exchequer: From Michaelmas Term, 1865, to Trinity by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, James Anstie, Arthur Charles, James Benjamin Redfoord Bulwer (1871)
"The part of the tables referring to the freight of codilla, flax, and oats are as follows: " codilla" is to pay one- half more than the freight of clean ..."

5. A Cyclopaedia of Commerce, Mercantile Law, Finance, Commercial Geography by William Waterston (1863)
"36 П О codilla 19 0 0 .. 20 О О .... Half-Clean 33 00. ... codilla, 1810 0 .. 19 О О During the last war, the price of hemp ..."

6. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1861)
"The part separated, or picked out in cleaning hemp, is called codilla, and is generally made up ... It comes into competition with flax, tow, and codilla, ..."

7. On the Stowage of Ships and Their Cargoes: With Information Regarding by Robert White Stevens (1871)
"FEATHERS, same freight as codilla hemp p ton of 44 poods gr. GRAIN—Wheat, 97 imp. quarters equal to 10 ton of clean hemp. Pease, Beans*, and Tares, ..."

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