Definition of Surats
1. surat [n] - See also: surat
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Literary usage of Surats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principles of Rational Agriculture Applied to India and Its Staple Products by Eugene C. Schrottky (1876)
"The proportion of phosphoric acid in " Orleans" and " surats."—Cotton manures. —Return of plant and seed to the soil. ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"Their machinery could not be fitted for the general use of surats without ... That even now, in the general scarcity of cotton, surats are not used readily ..."
3. Essay on the Productive Resources of India by John Forbes Royle (1840)
"32 Mule Twist very fair yarn, considering the quality of Cotton. " The Cotton (yours ginned) when compared with surats of an ordinary quality, ..."
4. The cotton trade of Great Britain by Thomas Ellison (1886)
"Of Dealer's profit, 3 J per cent Oi Orleans surats. d. surats and Bengals are grown at less expense than any other cotton, and may be had at . ..."
5. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1824)
"The surats being almost all of inferior quality, and unsuitable either for export or home consumption, there appeared no disposition to purchase them ; and, ..."
6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1868)
"Between 1814 and 1834 the lowest cotton year wa« 1829. when Uplands were quoted at 4Jd. to 7d., Sea Islands from 9d. to 21d , and surats from 2|d. to S^J. ..."
7. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1856)
"In those of this country it is known by the name of surats, Madras and Bengal, while the name surats is often used as a general terra for Indian cottons. ..."