The manufacture of serge was considerable early in the 19th century.
Serge is manufactured in Ashburton, and there are breweries, paint factories and saw-mills.
In 1798 the town mills were converted into a woollen manufactory, which up to recent times produced large quantities of cloth, and the serge manufacture was introduced early in the 19th century.
A neighbouring centre of the serge industry is the urban district of Buckfastleigh (pop. 2520), 3 m.
De Russie) 1902; Serge Tatischeff, Alexandre I.
Shoe-making, tanning, agricultural trade, tin-plating, and the manufacture of confectionery and cider have superseded the former large woollen and serge industries.
Of the other churches of Angers, the principal are St Serge, an abbey-church of the 12th and 15th centuries, and La Trinite (12th century).
SERGE JULIEVICH WITTE, Count (1849-), Russian statesman, was born at Tiflis, where his father (of Dutch extraction) was a member of the Viceregal Council of the Caucasus.
C. 1367) refers in a posthumous poem called Dita mundi to the " noble serge " which Ireland sent to Italy, and fine mantles of Irish frieze are mentioned in a list of goods exported from England to Pope Urban VI.
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