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weaving Sentence Examples

  • Cora began weaving through the crowd.

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  • The chief industries are weaving, leather-making, dyeing and working in iron and pottery.

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  • Weaving in and out of people, Jenn made her way to her street and froze.

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  • Weaving in and out of people, Jenn made her way to her street and froze.

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  • She was quiet, weaving a second spell into the crystal.

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  • Weaving and stocking trades also flourished in the 18th century.

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  • The chief industry is the weaving of cloth from native grown cotton.

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  • Think, also, of the ladies of the land weaving toilet cushions against the last day, not to betray too green an interest in their fates!

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  • In the bulky forms colorless branches frequently grow out from some of the cortical cells, and, pushing among the already-formed threads in a longitudinal direction, serve to strengthen the thallus by weaving its original threads together.

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  • The herringfishery is the chief industry, but there is some weaving of woollens and, in summer, a considerable influx of visitors.

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  • Weaving and brewing and the manufacture of machinery, chicory, cigars, malt, boots, furniture and soap are the chief industries.

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  • The manufactures consist of weaving, embroidery, gold and silver work, shell-carving and pottery.

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  • The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.

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  • The industries of the town include cotton spinning and weaving, silk spinning, the manufacture of tobacco, ropes, metal-ware, furniture, &c. The market gardens of the neighbourhood are famous, and there is a considerable shipping trade by the river and the Ludwigskanal.

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  • Agriculture, pottery, weaving, the domestication of animals, the burying of the dead in dolmens, and the rearing of megalithic monuments are the typical developments of man during this stage.

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  • Weaving and brewing and the manufacture of machinery, chicory, cigars, malt, boots, furniture and soap are the chief industries.

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  • Elastic web weaving by power looms is carried on to a great extent, and the manufacture of lace and net curtains, gimp trimmings, braids and cords.

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  • The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.

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  • The surrounding country is fertile and highly cultivated, and the large quantities of flax and hemp there raised encourage an active weaving industry in the town.

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  • It is one of the chief manufacturing places in Rhenish Prussia, its principal industries being the spinning and weaving of cotton, the manufacture of silks, velvet, ribbon and damasks, and dyeing and bleaching.

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  • Cotton.In 1901, 166,000 persons were employed in the spinning and weaving of cotton, French cotton goods being distinguished chiefly for the originality of their design.

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  • Gold-working, the making of arms and musical instruments, wood-carving, cotton, silk and gold thread weaving are of importance.

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  • Macabebe's principal industries are the cultivation of rice and sugar cane, the distilling of nipa alcohol, and the weaving of hemp and cotton fabrics.

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  • Gold-working, the making of arms and musical instruments, wood-carving, cotton, silk and gold thread weaving are of importance.

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  • The weaving industry and the manufacture of fine Dacca muslins have greatly fallen off, owing to the competition of European piece goods.

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  • It became a town in 1336; weaving was introduced here towards the end of the 18th century, and having belonged for a long time to the duchy of Juliers it came into the possession of Prussia in 1815.

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  • The weaving and bleaching of cloth, which is of less importance than formerly, the manufacture of vehicles, and tanning are carried on; there is a large trade in the horses of the district, and granite is worked in the neighbourhood.

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  • The place has an active trade, especially in grain and in the timber floated down from the Black Forest by the Rhine and the Ysel; the industries include tanning, weaving, and oil and paper manufactures.

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  • With astonishing agility, the Grey God outmaneuvered lightening, weaving through the bursts of purple fire in a lethal dance.

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  • The natives are skilled in such crafts as weaving and metal-work, as well as in agriculture and road-making.

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  • The weaving of cotton, for which the place was at one time so famous that its name became identified with its calico, is no longer of any importance.

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  • Among the most industrious of Polynesian races, they have always been famed for wood-carving; and in building, weaving and dyeing they had made great advances before the whites arrived.

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  • The industry is not well developed, but the weaving of linen and lace is pursued as a household industry.

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  • More than two thousand years before Europe or England had conceived the idea of applying modern industry to the manufacture of cotton, India had matured a system of hand-spinning, weaving and dyeing which during that vast period received no recorded improvement.

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  • Weaving is engaged in for domestic purposes.

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  • There are many industries in the town, especially silk-ribbon weaving, foundries, and factories for the manufacture of cutlery and scientific instruments.

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  • It was safer for her to imagine someone sitting just behind her wall weaving clothing and sending it to her or anyone else as they requested.

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  • She didn't ask where they were going but took the subtle beast onto the highway and let it loose, weaving in and out of traffic to test its handling.

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  • The woollen manufactures, dating from the close of the 16th century, are the most important in Scotland, though now mainly confined to the weaving of tweeds.

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  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.

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  • WoolIn 1901, 161,000 persons were engaged in the spinning and other preparatory processes and in the weaving of wool.

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  • Flax, Hemp, Jute, &c.The preparation and spinning of these materials and the manufacture of nets and rope, together with the weaving of linen and other fabrics, give occupation to 112,000 persons chiefly in the departments of Nord (Lille, Armentires, Dunkirk), Somme (Amiens) and Maine-et-Loire (Angers, Cholet).

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  • Spinning and weaving - - - - 892,000 1,072,000

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  • It has iron foundries, machinery factories, railway workshops and a considerable trade in cattle, and among its other industries are weaving and malting and the manufacture of cloth.

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  • Helmond is one of the industrial centres of the province, and possesses over a score of factories for cotton and silk weaving, cotton printing, dyeing, iron founding, brewing, soap boiling and tobacco dressing, as well as engine works and a margarine factory.

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  • A government weaving school was established in Naples in r9o6.

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  • Weaving is taught in the girls' school, and fairs are held for the sale of farm produce; but the absence of a railway and the badness of the roads retard commerce.

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  • The various trades of weaving, saddlery, glove-making, collarmaking, candle-making and soap-making were carried on during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, but have lost their importance.

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  • The spinning and weaving of cotton and the manufacture of hosiery, of both of which Troyes is the centre, are the main industries of the department; there are also a large number of distilleries, tanneries, oil works, tile and brick works, flour-mills, saw-mills and dyeworks.

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  • In the 13th and 14th centuries Abingdon was a flourishing agricultural centre with an extensive trade in wool, and a famous weaving and clothing manufacture.

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  • The industries include cotton-spinning, weaving, nail-making and oilworks, and there are frequent markets for cattle and sheep. Lanark is a place of considerable antiquity.

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  • Throughout the meal she led the subject a weaving path around the animals, the weather, and work on the nursery.

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  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.

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  • The principal classes of products affected are foods, wearing apparel, building materials, furniture, &c., chemical products, printing and allied trades, and sundry others, such as cigars, matches, tanning, paints, &c. In some manufactures the raw material is imported partly manufactured, such as thread for weaving.

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  • It has been growing in repute as a health resort; the only considerable industry is weaving.

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  • These are principally textile, as there are numerous cotton spinning and weaving mills, together with a technical weaving school.

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  • The industries comprise iron-founding, weaving and.

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  • Wool and cotton spinning and weaving, dyeing, distilling, paper-making and tanning are carried on here with considerable activity.

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  • A considerable trade is carried on in the wine produced in the surrounding vineyards, and other industries are spinning and weaving.

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  • Ramie fibre and jute are available for coarse cloth; cotton weaving is almost non-existent.

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  • The other industries are leather work, sugar-refining, goldsmith's work, ivory carving, iron, brass, copper, stone masonry, tanning, weaving, dyeing and carpentry.

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  • Chief among them are weaving and leather and metal work, carried on by the workmen in their own houses.

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  • More particularly, chased and inlaid metallic wares, bez (thin cotton) and carpet - weaving receive government support.

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  • Yarns, textile goods and weaving industries generally have not attained any great dimensions, but there are large jute-spinning mills and factories for cotton-wool and cotton driving - belts.

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  • It is important as the centre of the flourishing cotton-spinning and weaving industries of the Twente district; while by the railway via Gronau and Koesfeld to Dortmund it is in direct communication with the Westphalian coalfields.

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  • As early as Homer she takes especial interest in the occupations of women; she makes Hera's robe and her own peplus, and spinning and weaving are often called "the works of Athena."

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  • Cotton spinning and power-loom weaving are the chief of numerous manufacturing industries, and there are large collieries in the vicinity.

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  • Although the protective tariffs thus imposed have resulted in a large increase in manufacturing industries, some of them have been antagonistic to the productive interests of the country, as in the case of weaving mills which use imported yarns.

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  • Nearly one-half of these were weaving mills, using imported yarn.

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  • The chief industries are weaving and agriculture.

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  • It serves for the thatching of roofs, for a papermaking material, for ornamenting small surfaces as a "strawmosaic," for plaiting into door and table mats, mattresses, &c., and for weaving and plaiting into light baskets, artificial flowers, &c. These applications, however, are insignificant in comparison with the place occupied by straw as a raw material for the straw bonnets and hats worn by both sexes.

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  • Other principal branches of industry are: tobacco manufactories, belonging to the state, tobacco being a government monopoly; iron foundries, mostly in the mining region; agricultural machinery and implements, notably at Budapest; leather manufactures; paper-mills, the largest at Fiume; glass (only the more common sort) and earthenwares; chemicals; wooden products; petroleum-refineries; woollen yarns and cloth manufactories, as well as several establishments of knitting and weaving.

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  • Linen weaving is carried on extensively in the Suf.

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  • The industries of the town include ironfounding and the manufacture of machinery, corsets, hosiery, flannel goods, jam and wall-paper, and brewing, cotton spinning and weaving, leather-dressing and dyeing.

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  • A promising home industry, started under English auspices after the war of 1899-1902, is the weaving by women of rugs, carpets, blankets, &c., from native wool.

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  • Silk spinning and weaving are carried on on antiquated lines, and silkworms are reared in a desultory fashion.

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  • The chief industry of Lemgo is the manufacture of meerschaum pipes, which has attained here a high pitch of excellence; other industries are weaving, brewing and the manufacture of leather and cigars.

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  • There large numbers of people follow this occupation as their sole means of livelihood, whereas silk and cotton weaving throughout the province generally is carried on by girls and women while unoccupied by other domestic duties.

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  • Worsted spinning and weaving, tanning and leather-dressing, paper-making and the making of printing-machines are the principal industries.

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  • Yeola is an important centre for weaving silk and cotton goods.

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  • predominantly for "modern" subjects), technical schools for the advanced study of machine-making, for weaving and for the textile industries, a preparatory training-college and a police school.

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  • The industries include brewing, weaving and the manufacture of cloth, carpets, tobacco, sugar, leather-grease, toys and roofingfelt.

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  • The chief industries are cotton spinning, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, printing, machine building and lithography, and there is an active trade in wine, beer and cheese.

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  • Among native industries may be mentioned the spinning and weaving of wool for clothing, carpet-weaving, the manufacture of pottery, slippers and matting, saddle-making and leather embroidery.

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  • The Incas had made much progress in weaving, and specimens of their fabrics, both plain and coloured, are to be found in many museums. The Spanish introduced their own methods, and their primitive looms are still to be found among the Indians of the interior who weave the coarse material from which their own garments are made.

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  • Considerable trade is done in cotton and oil-seeds, and weaving of cotton.

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  • It is an important industrial centre, carrying on cotton weaving and spinning, tanning, distilling, and the manufacture of coffee, sugar, manure and saltpetre.

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  • The poet wrote the sections as they occurred to him, and did not think of weaving them together into a single poem until it was too late to give them real coherency.

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  • From the earliest notices the production of coir, the collection of cowries, and the weaving of excellent textures on these islands have been noted.

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  • It has a Protestant and a Roman Catholic church, and is the seat of considerable industries; notably wool-combing, weaving, jute-spinning and the manufacture of linoleum.

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  • The most approved fashion of weaving is called tsuzure-ori (linked-weaving); that is to say, the cross threade are laid in with the fingers and pushed into their places with a comb by hand, very little machinery being used.

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  • The embroiderers craft has been followed for centuries in Japan with eminent success, but whereas it formerly ranked E b t~ with dyeing and weaving, it has now come to be m rO eay.

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  • There are indigo factories, and other industries include the weaving of tussur silk and the making of coarse glass.

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  • The industries include the spinning and weaving of cotton and wool, printing, dyeing and tanning, while there is a brisk trade in wine.

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  • It is also the headquarters and business centre for the entire flax-spinning and weaving industry of the country.

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  • Next in importance comes the spinning and weaving of wool, cotton, linen and carpet manufactures, and dyeing.

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  • Stonehouse (pop. 2961), a mining and weaving town about 4 m.

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  • The industries include dyeing, weaving, tanning and the manufacture of metal-work, wine and flour, but Uskiib is chiefly important as the commercial centre of the whole vilayet of Kossovo (q.v.).

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  • The chief industries are weaving, spinning, dyeing, brewing and milling; there is also a trade in horses and cattle.

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  • It shows a fine combination of mildness with severity; the language is simple but powerful, and, while there is undoubtedly a lack of original ideas, the author shows remarkable skill in weaving together pregnant sentences and impressive warnings selected from the apostolic epistles and the first Epistle of Clement.

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  • Besides the iron furnaces, situated in the south near the Lorraine plateau, there are tanneries, weaving and glove-making factories, paper-mills for all sorts of paper, breweries and distilleries, and sugar refineries.

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  • The town has a modern school (Realschule), a commercial school, and technical schools for weaving and finishing.

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  • The northern Algonquin and Iroquoian tribes practised similar arts, and in the Atlantic states wove robes of animal and bird skins by cutting the latter into long strips, winding these strips on twine of hemp, and weaving them by the same processes employed in their basketry.

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  • They split the silicious rocks with stonehammers,and then chipped Metal- Gold, silver, copper, pure or mixed with tin or silver, thread, but in the Gulf states the existence of excellent cane and grasses gave opportunity for several varieties of weaving.

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  • In northern Mexico net-work, rude lace-work in twine, are followed farther south, where finer material existed, by figured weaving of most intricate type and pattern; warps were crossed and wrapped, wefts were omitted and texture changed, so as to produce marvellous effects upon the surface.

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  • Cloth weaving and brewing, which once flourished exceedingly, declined in the beginning of the 16th century.

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  • A century later, silk, lace and damask weaving were introduced by French refugees, and became very important industries.

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  • The manufacture of thread lace was replaced by silk weaving about 1750, but this has decayed.

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  • Aargau is an industrious and prosperous canton, straw-plaiting, tobacco-growing, silk-ribbon weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Rhine being among the chief industries.

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  • The prominence of the township as a manufacturing centre is due to Erastus Brigham Bigelow (1814-1879), one of the incorporators of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who devised power-looms for the weaving of a variety of figured fabrics, - coach-lace, counterpanes, ginghams, silkbrocatel, tapestry carpeting, ingrain and Brussels carpets, - and revolutionized their manufacture.

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  • Bigelow established in Clinton the Lancaster Mills for the manufacture of ginghams. From 1845 to 1851 he perfected his loom for the weaving of Brussels and Wilton carpets, the greatest of his inventions; and he established the Bigelow Carpet Mills here.

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  • He invented the loom for the weaving of wire-cloth.

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  • Besides machine shops and shipbuilding facilities, the important industries are the weaving of hats and hammocks, and the preparation of salt fish; and there is a considerable export of rubber and straw hats.

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  • Its educational establishments include a gymnasium, a commercial and a weaving school.

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  • Industries include straw-plaiting and the weaving of canvas and silk.

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  • The leading branch is the machinery used in the industries of the country - mining, paper-making and weaving.

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  • Saxony is particularly well-equipped with technical schools, the textile industries being especially fostered by numerous schools of weaving, embroidery and lace-making; but the mining academy at Freiberg and the school of forestry at Tharandt are probably the most widely known.

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  • The industries of spinning and weaving were largely practised.

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  • There are wood-pulp factories (one worked by an English company employing over 1000 hands), factories for calcium carbide (used for manufacturing acetylene gas), paper and aluminium; and spinning and weaving mills.

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  • Its chief industries are cotton and wool-spinning and the weaving of cloth, but machinery of various kinds, paper and a few other articles are also manufactured.

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  • The construction of locomotives and machinery, carried on by the Societe Alsacienne, wire-drawing, and the spinning and weaving of cotton are included among its industries, which together with the population increased greatly owing to the Alsacian immigration after 1871.

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  • Jiiterbog carries on weaving and spinning both of flax and wool, and trades in the produce of those manufactures and in cattle.

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  • The chief industries are the spinning and weaving of woollen and cotton.

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  • The weaving establishments (mainly broadcloth) of Leiden at the close of the 15th century were very important, and after the expulsion of the Spaniards Leiden cloth, Leiden baize and Leiden camlet were familiar terms. These industries afterwards declined, and in the beginning of the 19th century the baize manufacture was altogether given up. Linen and woollen manufactures are now the most important industries, while there is a considerable transit trade in butter and cheese.

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  • There were of course some crude industries in existence before the arrival of the 'Spaniards, such as weaving and dyeing of fabrics made from various fibres, and making earthenware utensils, images, &c. The Spaniards introduced their own industries, including sugar-making, weaving, tanning, and leatherand metal-working, some of which still exist.

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  • Gods are represented with their appropriate attributes - the fire-god hurling his spear, the moon-goddess with a shell, &c.; the scenes of human life are pictures of warriors fighting with club and spear, men paddling in canoes, women spinning and weaving, &c. An important step towards phonetic writing appears in the picture-names of places and persons.

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  • The principal industry was weaving, but the substitution of the power-loom for the hand-loom nearly put an end to it.

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  • It has cotton mills for spinning and weaving, besides many handlooms, and factories for ginning and pressing cotton.

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  • It contains an Evangelical church, a gymnasium, a hospital and various administrative offices, and carries on cotton and woollen weaving, tanning, brewing and distilling.

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  • In the towns the spinning and weaving of cotton (introduced towards the end of the 18th century) is very flourishing.

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  • Its principal industries are spinning, weaving and bleaching.

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  • In the middle ages Malmesbury possessed a considerable cloth manufacture, and at the Dissolution the abbey was bought by a rich clothier and fitted with looms for weaving.

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  • The chief industries are linen weaving, cloth making and coal mining.

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  • The industries comprise metallurgy, machine-making, chemicals, silk and cotton weaving, tanning and leather-working.

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  • The chief industries are tanning and hand weaving, both silk and cotton.

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  • Linen yarn and cloth are largely manufactured, especially in the south about Osnabruck and Hildesheim, and bleaching is engaged in extensively; woollen cloths are made to a considerable extent in the south about Einbeck, Göttingen and Hameln; cotton-spinning and weaving have their principal seats at Hanover and Linden.

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  • 300 some Koreans were sent from Japan to China to engage competent people to teach the arts of weaving and preparing silk goods.

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  • They brought with them four Chinese girls, who instructed the court and the people in the art of plain and figured weaving; and to the honour of these pioneer silk weavers a temple was erected in the province of Settsu.

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  • In 1480 silk weaving was begun under Louis XI.

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  • The former embraces a range of operations peculiar to silk, dealing as they do with continuous fibres of great length, whereas in the spun silk industry the raw materials are treated by methods analogous to those followed in the treatment of other fibres (see Weaving).

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  • Silks for sewing and embroidery belong to a different class from those intended for weaving, and thread-makers throw their raw silks in a manner peculiar to themselves.

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  • Moscow is one of the principal seats for the weaving of these fabrics.

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  • If a 2-fold or 3-fold yarn is needed, then two or more ends of the spun thread are wound together and afterwards conveyed to the twisting frame for the purpose of putting the needed twist in the yarn necessary for weaving or other requirements.

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  • There is some weaving of silk cloth, and export trade in sugar.

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  • Its principal industries are jute spinning and weaving, and the manufacture of porcelain, flags, machinery and beer, and it has some trade in wine.

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  • The demand for cloths which require careful handling and regularity in weaving has helped to develop the supply of ring yarns which will stand the strain of the loom better than mule twists.

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  • It appears that as the native industries decline the weaving section persists longer than the spinning section.

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  • There are not many cotton mills or weaving sheds in Manchester, which is, however, the great distributive centre, and its Exchange is the meeting-place of most classes of buyers and sellers in the cotton trade and various trades allied to it.

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  • Weaving has been practised in Silesia, on a large scale, since the 14th century; and Silesian linen still maintains its reputation, though the conditions of production have greatly changed.

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  • Large areas of forest or swamp were reclaimed for agriculture; the great Silesian industries of mining and weaving were called into existence, and Breslau grew to be a leading centre of exchange for the wares of East and West.

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  • By liberal endowments and minute but judicious regulations he brought about a rapid development of Silesian industries; in particular he revived the mining and weaving operations which at present constitute the country's chief source of wealth.

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  • The weaving of sail-cloth and the manufacture of tobacco are the principal industries, and the chief articles of trade are wood, butter and furs.

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  • Its industries include weaving, dyeing, brewing, iron-founding and the manufacture of leather goods, boots and shoes and machines.

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  • The spinning and weaving of wool, cotton and silk are the principal industries, but the enterprising spirit of the Catalans has compelled them to try almost every industry in which native capital could attempt to compete with foreign, especially since the institution of the protectionist tariffs of 1892.

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  • Spinning and twisting are as highly developed as the weaving industry.

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  • above sea-level; in the vicinity are extensive deposits of anthracite coal, the mining and breaking of which is the principal industry; silk throwing and weaving is another industry of the borough.

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  • The park was presented in 1862 by the widow of Joseph Locke, M.P. The manufacture of iron and steel, and the weaving of linen and other cloth, are the two principal industries; but there are also bleachfields, printfields, dyeworks, sawmills, cornmills and malt-houses; and the manufacture of glass, needles and wire is carried on.

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  • These properties of fur constitute its essential value for felting purposes, and mark its difference from wool and silk; the first, after some slight preparation by the aid of hot water, readily unites its fibres into a strong and compact mass; the others can best be managed by spinning and weaving.

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  • The fur is not used in Great Britain, as formerly, and the greater quantity, known 'as mohair, is now imported for purposes of weaving.

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  • For weaving, the most valuable pieces are mohair taken from the angora and vicuna.

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  • The Ashanti are skilful in several species of manufacture, particularly in weaving cotton.

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  • Other thriving industries include bleaching, dyeing, calico-printing, weaving (carpets, shawls, tartans), engineering, tanning, iron and brass founding, brewing, distilling, and the making of starch, cornflour, soap, marmalade and other preserves, besides some shipbuilding in the yards on the left bank of the White Cart.

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  • The manufactures are not extensive, but the preparation of fish products, shipbuilding, weaving and distillery, with manufactures of paper, pottery, tobacco and ropes are carried on.

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  • Among the more conspicuous buildings are St Olaf's church (erected by Gustavus Adolphus in 1616 and rebuilt in 1765-1767); St Hedvig's, built by the German colony in 1670; the town hall, dating from the beginning of the 19th century; the high school (1868), and technical and weaving schools.

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  • The falls in the river afford motive power to the cloth and cotton mills (spinning and weaving)-the staple industries-and to factories for sugar, paper, lithography, tobacco and carpets, joinery works and breweries.

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  • Its principal industries are weaving, and the manufacture of machines, ovens, furniture, pianos, porcelain and sausages.

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  • Alzey has industries of dyeing and weaving, breweries, and does a considerable trade in wine.

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  • Cotton spinning and weaving are not confined to one district, but 60 are prosecuted in upper Alsace (MUihausen, Gebweiler, 25, 0 Colmar), in Saxony (Zwickau, Chemnitz, Annaberg), in 35,700 Silesia (Breslau, Liegnitz), in the Rhine province (Dssel 44,700 dorf, Mflnster, Cologne), in Erfurt and Hanover, in 50,900 Wrttember~ (Reutlingen, Cannstatt), in Baden, Bavaria 52, 00 - (Augsburg, Bamberg, Bayreuth) and in the Palatinate.

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  • Tanneries and cotton-spinning and weaving mills have considerably extended throughout the province.

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  • The industries include wool-spinning and weaving and the manufacture of paper, beer, machines, hosiery and matches.

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  • The staple industry is the spinning and weaving of cotton, and there are also foundries and machine-works.

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  • In Bulak are several factories founded by Mehemet Ali for spinning, weaving and printing cotton, and a paper-mill established by the khedive Ismail in 1870.

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  • Native industries include the weaving of silk, woollen, linen and cotton goods, the hand-woven silk shawls and draperies being often rich and elegant.

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  • Certain gods were purely par ctional, that is to say, they appeared at special times to and khonit, the goddess who attended every child-bed; Tait, the less of weaving.

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  • Metal-Work.Copper was wrought into pins, a couple of inches long, with loop heads, as early as the oldest prehistoric graves, before the use of weaving, and while pottery was scarcely developed.

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  • In addition to this, various industries were set on foot for the benefit of those who were not capable of field work, such as mat and rope making, and jute and cotton weaving.

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  • Cotton and silk weaving is also largely carried on, and there are numerous indigo vats, tanneries and an English cigar factory.

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  • It is an industrial centre, linen weaving, coal mining and malting being the principal industries.

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  • The weaving of silk is the chief native industry.

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  • The Union gave a considerable impetus to the manufacture, as did also the establishment of the Board of Manufactures in 1727, which applied an annual sum of £2650 to its encouragement, and in 1729 established a colony of French Protestants in Edinburgh, on the site of the present Picardy Place, to teach the spinning and weaving of cambric. From the 1st of November 1727 to the 1st of November 1728 the amount of linen cloth stamped was 2,183,978 yds., valued at £103,312, but for the year ending the 1st of November 1822, when the regulations as to the inspection and stamping of linen ceased, it had increased to 36,268,530 yds., valued at £1,396,296.

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  • The weaving of lace curtains has made considerable progress, in 1878 only 45 hands being employed against 2875 in 1 9 01.

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  • The chief industries include bleaching, calico-printing, cotton-spinning, weaving, iron and brass founding, engineering and the manufacture of sanitary appliances.

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  • The industry in weaving shawls and lighter fabrics has died out; and the large iron, coal and fire-clay works at Eglinton, and worsted spinning, employ most of the inhabitants.

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  • The principal industry is the spinning and weaving of silk, chiefly from tussur or jungle silkworms. There are also several lac factories.

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  • The textile industries for which Amiens has been celebrated since the middle ages include manufactures of velvet, cotton-, wool-, silk-, hempand flax-spinning, and the weaving of hosiery and a variety of mixed fabrics.

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  • Blackburn's speciality in the cotton industry is weaving.

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  • The merit of Hegel is to have indicated and to a large extent displayed the filiation and mutual limitation of our forms of thought; to have arranged them in the order of their comparative capacity to give a satisfactory expression to truth in the totality of its relations; and to have broken down the partition which in Kant separated the formal logic from the transcendental analytic, as well as the general disruption between logic and metaphysic. It must at the same time be admitted that much of the work of weaving the terms of thought, the categories, into a system has a hypothetical and tentative character, and that Hegel has rather pointed out the path which logic must follow, viz.

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  • Its industries consist of iron founding and cloth weaving, and there are considerable horse and cattle markets.

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  • The principal industries include the weaving of linen and damasks, bleaching, distilling and malting.

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  • Other industries of less importance are basket-making, weaving, and silk and cotton 1 A sanjak is usually a subordinate division of a vilayet, but that of Jerusalem has been independent ever since the Crimean War.

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  • Its industries include linen and cotton weaving, dyeing, calico printing, brewing, ship-building and the manufacture of tobacco, glass, soap, chocolate, leather, lamps, chicory and chemicals.

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  • Silk ribbon weaving, textile industries and the manufacture of tiles are carried on.

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  • Next to agriculture, weaving is the most important industry in the country, the cotton-mills of Bombay and the jute mills of Bengal having increased greatly of recent years.

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  • When European adventurers found the way to India, cotton and silk always formed part of the rich cargoes that they brought home, and the early settlers were always careful to fix their abode amid a weaving population, at Surat, Calicut, Masulipatam or Hugli.

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  • Bekescsaba possesses several large milling establishments, while the weaving of hemp and the production of hemp-linen is largely pursued as a home industry.

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  • Besides a considerable agricultural trade, Deventer has important iron foundries and carpet factories (the royal manufactory of Smyrna carpets being especially famous); while cotton-printing, rope-making and the weaving of woollens and silks are also carried on.

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  • Instead of acting as a little world by itself for the raising of corn, the breeding of cattle, the gathering of wool, the weaving of linen and common cloths, the fabrication of necessary implements of all kinds, the local group began to buy some of these goods and to sell some others, renouncing isolation and making its destiny dependent on commercial intercourse.

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  • Cotton and silk weaving, tanning and shipbuilding are carried on, and there is a fairly active trade.

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  • The production of woollen goods (stockings, cloth, underclothing) forms the leading branch of this industry; but cotton and linen weaving and yarnspinning are also carried on.

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  • The industries of the natives are confined to such crafts as spinning and weaving and dyeing, the manufacture of iron weapons and implements, boatand shipbuilding, &c. More particularly in the southeastern division, and especially in the districts of Negara, Banjermasin, Amuntai and Martapura, shipbuilding, ironforging, goldand silversmith's work, and the polishing of diamonds, are industries of high development in the larger centres of population.

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  • Weaving, brewing and distilling are carried on, and there are manufactories of white lead, shot and paper, works for the production of railway plant, and saw-mills.

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  • These include weaving and dyeing, the manufacture of linen, plush and other textiles and brewing.

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  • Besides the implements and weapons of iron there are fibulae and brooches of bronze, weaving combs and spindle-whorls, a bronze mirror and tweezers, wheel-made pottery as well as hand-made, ornamented with Late Celtic patterns, a bowl of thin bronze decorated with bosses, the nave of a wooden wheel with holes for twelve spokes, and a dug-out canoe.

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  • Next in importance are cotton-spinning and weaving, machine embroidery, brewing, and the mother-of-pearl industry.

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  • The chief industries of Erlangen are spinning and weaving, and the manufacture of glass, paper, brushes and gloves.

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  • Tobacco of an inferior quality is largely grown, and the chief industry is the weaving of a coarse red cloth.

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  • As cotton came to the front, just at the time when machine-spinning and power-loom weaving were being introduced, the result was that in many localities where flax crops had been grown for ages, the culture gradually drooped and ultimately ceased.

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  • Bolbec is important for its cotton spinning and weaving, and carries on the dyeing and printing of the fabric, and the manufacture of sugar.

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  • The preparing, combing, spinning, weaving and finishing of alpacas and mohairs are dealt with under WooL.

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  • The process of weaving gunnies for bags and other coarse articles by these hand-loom weavers has been described as follows: "Seven sticks or chattee weaving-posts, called land para or warp, are fixed upon the ground, occupying the length equal to the measure of the piece to be woven, and a sufficient number of twine or thread is wound on them as warp called land.

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  • The warp is taken up and removed to the weaving machine.

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  • The pioneers of the work were confronted with many difficulties; most people condemned the fibre and the cloth, many warps were discarded as unfit for weaving, and any attempt to mix the fibre with flax, tow or hemp was considered a form of deception.

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  • The success of the mechanical method of spinning and weaving of jute in Dundee and district led to the introduction of textile machinery into and around Calcutta.

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  • In their general features the spinning and weaving of jute fabrics do not differ essentially as to machinery and processes from those employed in the manufacture of hemp and heavy flax goods.

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  • For detailed information regarding jute, the cloths made from it and the machinery used, see the following works: Watts's Dictionary of the Economic Products of India; Royle's Fibrous Plants of India; Sharp's Flax, Tow and Jute Spinning; Leggatt's Jute Spinning; Woodhouse and Milne's Jute and Linen Weaving; and Woodhouse and Milne's Textile Design: Pure and Applied.

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  • The industries include cotton and silk weaving, sugar refining, brewing, the manufacture of leather and the making of rosoglio.

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  • The chief industries are the spinning of cotton and wool, and the weaving, dyeing and printing of fabrics of different kinds.

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  • The principal centres of the textile industry are Norrkoping in Ostergotland and Boras in Elfsborg Lan, where there are weaving schools; and the industry is spread over Elfsborg Lan and the vicinity of Gothenburg.

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  • Railway plant, automobiles and machinery are manufactured; spinning and weaving are carried on; and there are chemical works and a brewery here.

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  • Weaving is an industry less important than formerly; mats and baskets are manufactured, and deep-sea fishing is an important industry.

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  • Besides shipbuilding its other industries are matchmaking, silk-weaving, hair-working, copper-working, tubemaking, weaving, and the manufacture of locomotives and electrical apparatus.

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  • The Methuen Treaty of 1703 prevented the establishment of some manufacturing industries in Portugal by securing a monopoly for British textiles, and it was only after 1892 that Portuguese cotton-spinning and weaving were fostered by heavy protective duties.

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  • Spinning and weaving are carried on among the people as a household occupation, and fabrics are made of an exceptionally substantial character.It is not uncommon to see the natives busily twirling their rude spindles as they follow their troops of pack animals over rough mountain roads, and the yarn produced is woven into cloth in their own houses on rough Spanish looms of colonial patterns.

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  • The weaving of sail-cloth and woollen and other fabrics, machine construction, wire-drawing, and manufacture of sparkling wines and preserved fruits are also carried on.

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  • In Worcester, or within a radius of a dozen miles of it, were the homes of Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine; Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin; Erastus Bigelow (1814-1879), inventor of the carpet weaving machine; Dr Russell L.

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  • The industries include linen and damask weaving, tanning, brewing and the manufacture of pins, chemicals and machinery, and a brisk river trade is carried on in agricultural produce.

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  • The men of Tabaco are largely engaged in the cultivation of hemp; the women in weaving cloth, baskets and mats.

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  • There are engineering shops producing railway stock and motors, jute spinning and weaving mills, and match and joinery works.

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  • She had acquired such skill in the art of weaving that she ventured to challenge Athena.

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  • Its only noteworthy industry is the weaving of the superior silk and cotton saris worn by native women.

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  • The chief native industries are leather-work, embroidery and filigree metal-work; and the weaving of straw mats and baskets is extensively practised.

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  • Its industries include cotton and wool spinning and weaving, iron-founding, and the manufacture of beer, tobacco, gloves, boots, furniture, &c. There is some trade in fruit and in timber.

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  • It has a considerable cattle-market, and a number of small industries, such as weaving, dyeing and pottery-making.

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  • It has a French Reformed church, a modern school, dyeworks, weaving mills, tanneries and tobacco manufactures.

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  • The reason of its isolated settlement here is to be found in the former general practice of weaving as a home craft and its organization as an industry by capitalist Baptist refugees who arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • Before 1 335 Philippa had established a small colony of Flemish weavers at Norwich, and she showed an active interest in the weaving trade by repeated visits to the town.

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  • The principal industries are the spinning and weaving of wool, dyeing, tanning, and the manufacture of pottery ware, hats, cloth, paper and machinery.

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  • There are also mills for flax and hemp yarns, a weaving factory and a hosiery factory.

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  • It is the chief seat of ribbon weaving in Germany, and manufactures thread, lace, braids, cotton and cloth goods, carpets, silks, machinery, steel wares, plated goods and buttons, the last industry employing about 15,000 hands.

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  • Weaving and clock-making are also carried on to some extent.

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  • They use the Macassar language, are for the most part nominally Mahommedans (though many heathen customs survive), and support themselves by agriculture, fishing, seafaring, trade, the preparation of salt (on the south coast) and weaving.

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  • The weaving industry, introduced into the eastern counties by the kings invitation to Flemish settlers, was making England something more than a mere producer of raw material for export.

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  • The nation was profoundly disgusted with his unscrupulous policy, and the greater part of the leaders of the late insurrection had escaped abroad and were weaving new plots.

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  • The Kala Bha.van, or technical school, has departments for drawing, carpentry, dyeing, weaving and agriculture.

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  • The weaving of damask was introduced in 1718 by James Blake, who had learned the secret of the process in the workshops at Drumsheugh near Edinburgh, to which he gained admittance by feigning idiocy; and since that date the linen trade has advanced by leaps and bounds, much of the success being due to the beautiful designs produced by the manufacturers.

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  • There are also communal colleges for boys and girls, a school of artillery and school of draughtsmanship. The industrial establishments include manufactories of earthenware and porcelain and metalfoundries, and tanning, leather-dressing, turnery, the making of wooden shoes and furniture, the weaving of woollen and other fabrics, dyeing, and the manufacture of machinery, paper and parchment are carried on.

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  • It is also a considerable centre of trade and of cotton weaving.

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  • The weaving of cloth was also carried on.

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  • Of course none of the narratives is found in its entirety, anything common to two or more of them being given only once; and great skill has been shown in weaving them together.

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  • The first place is occupied by the iron industries, embracing foundries, furnaces, engineering and machine shops, &c. Next come cotton spinning and weaving, calico printing, yarn-spinning, dyeing and similar textile branches, besides a variety of other industries.

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  • The spinning, weaving and knitting of wool is a widespread industry, and the native tweed (va Smal) is the principal material for the clothing of the inhabitants.

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  • Life on each home stead was regularly portioned out: out door occupations - fishing, shepherding, fowling, and the hay-making and fuel-gathering - occupying the summer; while in door business - weaving, tool-making, &c. - filled up the long winter.

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  • The chief manufacturing industries are those for which the country supplies raw material, notably meat-packing, flour-milling, brewing, tanning, and the weaving or spinning of hemp, flax and wool.

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  • Cloth weaving has been tried in two of the mills, but abandoned in favour of spinning.

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  • The weaving of blankets, handkerchiefs, and cotton and silk cloths constitutes quite an important industry.

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  • In order to improve the condition of affairs in congested districts, the board was empowered (I) to amalgamate small holdings either by directly aiding migration or emigration of occupiers, or by recommending the Land Commission to facilitate amalgamation, and (2) generally to aid and develop out of its resources agriculture, forestry, the breeding of live-stock, weaving, spinning, fishing and any other suitable industries.

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  • Other industries undertaken or developed by Europeans are silk and cotton weaving and raphia-fibre preparation, and ostrich farming.

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  • The curing of hides, the catching and drying of fish, boat-building, and especially the weaving of cotton into cloths called "pagns," afford employment to a considerable number of persons.

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  • Cloth manufacture is concentrated at Biala, while the weaving of linen and of woollens is pursued as a household industry, the former in the Carpathian region, the latter in eastern Galicia.

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  • The leading branch of industry is linen and damask weaving; but woollen stuffs, trimmings, &c., are also produced in the factories of the town, and in the surrounding weaving; villages, sixty-six of which, with 113,455 (1900) inhabitants,, are included in the municipal jurisdiction.

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  • The leading industries are the refining of sugar, fishing, trade, the weaving of jusi cloth, the making of cigars, and the cultivation of ilang-ilang-trees (Cananga odorata) for their flowers, from which a fine perfume is distilled; ilang-ilang is one of the principal exports, mostly to France.

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  • Among local industries the most important is the weaving trade.

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  • Weaving, dyeing and tanning are the principal native industries.

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  • In every house also the quinquatrus was a holiday, for Minerva (like Athena Ergane) was patron of the women's weaving and spinning and the workmen's craft.

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  • The prosperity of the town depends chiefly on agriculture and the manufacture of iron and steel wares, and of chemicals, but weaving and the making of pottery are also carried on, and there are baryta mills and polishing-mills for sandstone.

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  • The ancient industry was woollen, but soon after the invention of the spinning frame the cotton trade was introduced, and as early as 1769 the weaving of ginghams, nankeens and calicoes was carried on, and the weaving of cotton yarn by machinery soon became the staple industry.

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  • The weaving of cotton cloth is principally carried on by women; and the process, at least for the finer description, is tedious in the extreme.

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  • As the centre of the silk trade of southern France Aubenas is a place of considerable traffic. It has also a large silk spinning and weaving industry, and carries on tanning and various minor industries together with trade in silk.

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  • docks is a speciality), engineering, dyeing, weaving, chemicals and cabinetmaking.

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  • Throughout the meal she led the subject a weaving path around the animals, the weather, and work on the nursery.

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  • Cora began weaving through the crowd.

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  • It was safer for her to imagine someone sitting just behind her wall weaving clothing and sending it to her or anyone else as they requested.

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  • The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.

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  • She was quiet, weaving a second spell into the crystal.

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  • She didn't ask where they were going but took the subtle beast onto the highway and let it loose, weaving in and out of traffic to test its handling.

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  • With astonishing agility, the Grey God outmaneuvered lightening, weaving through the bursts of purple fire in a lethal dance.

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  • His right hand traces arabesques in the air as he reads, dipping and weaving with the rise and fall of the line.

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  • Not by painting but by weaving were those highly artistic designs achieved.

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  • In 1998 the pupils of Langland School were involved in workshops, producing small personal pieces of weaving, baskets, various animals.

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  • besom makers were also skilled at basket weaving.

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  • The machine - used for weaving cloths like damask - was a British first.

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  • so colossal was the output that Blackburn was the greatest weaving town in the world.

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  • They farmed the land as well as spinning and weaving cotton.

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  • Weaving his personal journey with his revelations about Chinese education, Gardner plows new ground for thinking about and fostering creativity.

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  • Weaving, farming and fishing were the main occupations, and many also had a small croft.

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  • Our trained team will visit you in your classroom and undertake a range of activities including rag rug making, peg dolls and weaving.

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  • dormitory settlement, it was once a weaving village.

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  • A selection of the courses on offer are printing, weaving, spinning, dyeing, felt and applique, knitting and basket making.

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  • They combine the technique of weaving, embroidery and sculpture.

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  • Family friend and retired Aussie footy star Lionel (Hugo Weaving) is also struggling with his addiction.

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  • Everyone enjoyed weaving squares of textured yarns which were then sewn into a colorful hanging.

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  • Sam had a go at weaving with a rigid heddle.

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  • heddle pulleys for weaving suggest cultural links with the Baule and the Senufo.

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  • My techniques involve knitting, knotting, tying and weaving.

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  • Big Birds Build and decorate large processional birds while Airy Fairy make wind toys, weaving, knotting, threading and braiding.

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  • Another successful industry imported by the 18th century lairds was the weaving of linen.

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  • It will talk you through tools needed, weaving techniques and - tips, giving clear black & white line drawings.

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  • The engine also operated a belt driven circular saw and a weaving loom.

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  • loom weaving.

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  • There's the bustling central marketplace, tour busses, overloaded vans and two-stroke tuks tuks weaving through the city streets.

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  • Different types of tree provide timber suitable for different uses: Willow for weaving hurdles, chestnut for fence palings or ash for firewood.

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  • In 1829, 314 indoor paupers were employed in spinning, weaving and picking oakum.

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  • peg dolls and weaving.

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  • Entirely made by hand, from the hardwood frames to the delicate hand weaving in natural rattan.

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  • Often she accomplishes this by weaving the themes of a particular myth into the fabric of a purification ritual.

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  • The ships are purpose built for these ice-free waters, weaving close to the shore past magnificent coastal scenery.

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  • And it's good to see the Aussie A-list (Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving) looking gamely scuzzy.

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  • It is now ready for the spinning rooms, Then onto the winding rooms and finally to weaving sheds.

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  • Several spinsters (women who spun wool) would be needed to keep the weaving loom busy.

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  • tweeds produced by its weaving industry.

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  • After dinner we split into groups and we did wattle and daub and bread making and basket weaving.

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  • weavever's record for weaving a basket out of colored paper still remains unbroken.

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  • weavet as 2ply or 3ply (approx 600m per cone) Ideal for weaving in the weft or couch down in embroidery.

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  • weave day will comprise weaving of cloth, pottery making, herbs and remedies and combat displays.

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  • weaveexpected the village to provide tradesmen for his Dunnichen Estate and that each family would become involved in the handloom weaving of linen.

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  • In 1850 the first weaving mill was built in the town at Castleton to employ hand weavers.

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  • The color warp and the connecting weft being absorbent maintain the uniform tension of the weaving.

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  • As in 1997, Visitors could watch or participate in tablet weaving, spinning, wood turning, steatite working and metal working.

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  • Spinning was done by women, some of the woolen yarn being sold for weaving into worsted in Norwich.

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  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.

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  • The woollen manufactures, dating from the close of the 16th century, are the most important in Scotland, though now mainly confined to the weaving of tweeds.

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  • At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.

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  • The surrounding country is fertile and highly cultivated, and the large quantities of flax and hemp there raised encourage an active weaving industry in the town.

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  • The manufacture of sugar is very important; brewing, distilling, flour-milling, iron-founding, the weaving and spinning of cotton,, wool and silk, and the manufacture of iron goods, especially agricultural implements, are actively carried on.

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  • The industries include cotton-spinning, weaving, nail-making and oilworks, and there are frequent markets for cattle and sheep. Lanark is a place of considerable antiquity.

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  • The principal classes of products affected are foods, wearing apparel, building materials, furniture, &c., chemical products, printing and allied trades, and sundry others, such as cigars, matches, tanning, paints, &c. In some manufactures the raw material is imported partly manufactured, such as thread for weaving.

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  • z Aveyron j ~rdoux Lot inentry and Doyet Allier oi Puy-de-Dme mance Allier ueune Allier spinning and weaving.

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  • WoolIn 1901, 161,000 persons were engaged in the spinning and other preparatory processes and in the weaving of wool.

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  • Cotton.In 1901, 166,000 persons were employed in the spinning and weaving of cotton, French cotton goods being distinguished chiefly for the originality of their design.

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  • Flax, Hemp, Jute, &c.The preparation and spinning of these materials and the manufacture of nets and rope, together with the weaving of linen and other fabrics, give occupation to 112,000 persons chiefly in the departments of Nord (Lille, Armentires, Dunkirk), Somme (Amiens) and Maine-et-Loire (Angers, Cholet).

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  • It has been growing in repute as a health resort; the only considerable industry is weaving.

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  • In the 13th century these towns had become the seat of large industrial populations (varying according to different estimates from ioo,000 to 200,000 inhabitants), employed upon the weaving of cloth with its dependent industries, and closely bound up by trade interests with England, from whence they obtained the wool for their looms. Bruges, at that time connected with the sea by the river Zwijn and with Sluis as its port, was the central mart and exchange of the world's commerce.

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  • Weaving and stocking trades also flourished in the 18th century.

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  • Forest culture, mat-making, weaving and fish-breeding are also practised, the last-named in the marshes after the rice harvest.

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  • It has iron foundries, machinery factories, railway workshops and a considerable trade in cattle, and among its other industries are weaving and malting and the manufacture of cloth.

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  • Helmond is one of the industrial centres of the province, and possesses over a score of factories for cotton and silk weaving, cotton printing, dyeing, iron founding, brewing, soap boiling and tobacco dressing, as well as engine works and a margarine factory.

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  • A government weaving school was established in Naples in r9o6.

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  • Weaving is taught in the girls' school, and fairs are held for the sale of farm produce; but the absence of a railway and the badness of the roads retard commerce.

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  • The various trades of weaving, saddlery, glove-making, collarmaking, candle-making and soap-making were carried on during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, but have lost their importance.

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  • The spinning and weaving of cotton and the manufacture of hosiery, of both of which Troyes is the centre, are the main industries of the department; there are also a large number of distilleries, tanneries, oil works, tile and brick works, flour-mills, saw-mills and dyeworks.

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  • In the bulky forms colorless branches frequently grow out from some of the cortical cells, and, pushing among the already-formed threads in a longitudinal direction, serve to strengthen the thallus by weaving its original threads together.

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  • In the 13th and 14th centuries Abingdon was a flourishing agricultural centre with an extensive trade in wool, and a famous weaving and clothing manufacture.

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  • The natives are skilled in such crafts as weaving and metal-work, as well as in agriculture and road-making.

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  • The weaving of cotton, for which the place was at one time so famous that its name became identified with its calico, is no longer of any importance.

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  • Among the most industrious of Polynesian races, they have always been famed for wood-carving; and in building, weaving and dyeing they had made great advances before the whites arrived.

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  • The herringfishery is the chief industry, but there is some weaving of woollens and, in summer, a considerable influx of visitors.

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  • Macabebe's principal industries are the cultivation of rice and sugar cane, the distilling of nipa alcohol, and the weaving of hemp and cotton fabrics.

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  • The industries of the town include cotton spinning and weaving, silk spinning, the manufacture of tobacco, ropes, metal-ware, furniture, &c. The market gardens of the neighbourhood are famous, and there is a considerable shipping trade by the river and the Ludwigskanal.

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  • There are many industries in the town, especially silk-ribbon weaving, foundries, and factories for the manufacture of cutlery and scientific instruments.

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  • The industry is not well developed, but the weaving of linen and lace is pursued as a household industry.

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  • The chief industry is the weaving of cloth from native grown cotton.

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  • The chief industries are weaving, leather-making, dyeing and working in iron and pottery.

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  • Elastic web weaving by power looms is carried on to a great extent, and the manufacture of lace and net curtains, gimp trimmings, braids and cords.

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  • The manufactures consist of weaving, embroidery, gold and silver work, shell-carving and pottery.

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  • The weaving industry and the manufacture of fine Dacca muslins have greatly fallen off, owing to the competition of European piece goods.

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  • It is one of the chief manufacturing places in Rhenish Prussia, its principal industries being the spinning and weaving of cotton, the manufacture of silks, velvet, ribbon and damasks, and dyeing and bleaching.

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  • It became a town in 1336; weaving was introduced here towards the end of the 18th century, and having belonged for a long time to the duchy of Juliers it came into the possession of Prussia in 1815.

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  • More than two thousand years before Europe or England had conceived the idea of applying modern industry to the manufacture of cotton, India had matured a system of hand-spinning, weaving and dyeing which during that vast period received no recorded improvement.

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  • (d) William of Tyre is the scientific historian and rationalizer, weaving into a harmonious account, which was followed by historians for centuries, the sober accounts of eye-witnesses and the picturesque details of the saga - with somewhat of a bias towards the latter in regard to the First Crusade.

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  • The weaving and bleaching of cloth, which is of less importance than formerly, the manufacture of vehicles, and tanning are carried on; there is a large trade in the horses of the district, and granite is worked in the neighbourhood.

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  • Agriculture, pottery, weaving, the domestication of animals, the burying of the dead in dolmens, and the rearing of megalithic monuments are the typical developments of man during this stage.

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  • The place has an active trade, especially in grain and in the timber floated down from the Black Forest by the Rhine and the Ysel; the industries include tanning, weaving, and oil and paper manufactures.

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  • The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.

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  • These are principally textile, as there are numerous cotton spinning and weaving mills, together with a technical weaving school.

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  • The industries comprise iron-founding, weaving and.

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  • Wool and cotton spinning and weaving, dyeing, distilling, paper-making and tanning are carried on here with considerable activity.

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  • A considerable trade is carried on in the wine produced in the surrounding vineyards, and other industries are spinning and weaving.

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  • Ramie fibre and jute are available for coarse cloth; cotton weaving is almost non-existent.

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  • The other industries are leather work, sugar-refining, goldsmith's work, ivory carving, iron, brass, copper, stone masonry, tanning, weaving, dyeing and carpentry.

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  • Chief among them are weaving and leather and metal work, carried on by the workmen in their own houses.

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  • More particularly, chased and inlaid metallic wares, bez (thin cotton) and carpet - weaving receive government support.

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  • Yarns, textile goods and weaving industries generally have not attained any great dimensions, but there are large jute-spinning mills and factories for cotton-wool and cotton driving - belts.

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  • It is important as the centre of the flourishing cotton-spinning and weaving industries of the Twente district; while by the railway via Gronau and Koesfeld to Dortmund it is in direct communication with the Westphalian coalfields.

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  • The principal of these trades are the weaving of carpets - about Tyumen; the making of wire sieves; the painting of ikons or sacred images; the making of wooden vessels and of the necessaries for the carrying trade about Tomsk (sledges, wheels, &c).; 2 Russian Encyclopaedic Dictionary, vol.

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  • Weaving is engaged in for domestic purposes.

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  • It is among the first twelve manufacturing towns of Sweden as regards value of output, having engineering works, flour-mills, distilleries, weaving mills and sugar factories.

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  • As early as Homer she takes especial interest in the occupations of women; she makes Hera's robe and her own peplus, and spinning and weaving are often called "the works of Athena."

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  • Cotton spinning and power-loom weaving are the chief of numerous manufacturing industries, and there are large collieries in the vicinity.

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  • Although the protective tariffs thus imposed have resulted in a large increase in manufacturing industries, some of them have been antagonistic to the productive interests of the country, as in the case of weaving mills which use imported yarns.

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  • Nearly one-half of these were weaving mills, using imported yarn.

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  • The chief industries are weaving and agriculture.

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  • It serves for the thatching of roofs, for a papermaking material, for ornamenting small surfaces as a "strawmosaic," for plaiting into door and table mats, mattresses, &c., and for weaving and plaiting into light baskets, artificial flowers, &c. These applications, however, are insignificant in comparison with the place occupied by straw as a raw material for the straw bonnets and hats worn by both sexes.

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  • Other principal branches of industry are: tobacco manufactories, belonging to the state, tobacco being a government monopoly; iron foundries, mostly in the mining region; agricultural machinery and implements, notably at Budapest; leather manufactures; paper-mills, the largest at Fiume; glass (only the more common sort) and earthenwares; chemicals; wooden products; petroleum-refineries; woollen yarns and cloth manufactories, as well as several establishments of knitting and weaving.

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  • Linen weaving is carried on extensively in the Suf.

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  • The industries of the town include ironfounding and the manufacture of machinery, corsets, hosiery, flannel goods, jam and wall-paper, and brewing, cotton spinning and weaving, leather-dressing and dyeing.

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  • A promising home industry, started under English auspices after the war of 1899-1902, is the weaving by women of rugs, carpets, blankets, &c., from native wool.

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  • The preference for fine white linen, quite in keeping with the exaggerated Egyptian ideas of cleanliness, brought the art of spinning and weaving to a singularly high level; in embroidery, as in tapestry, however, it is probable that western Asia more than held its own (see figs.

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  • Silk spinning and weaving are carried on on antiquated lines, and silkworms are reared in a desultory fashion.

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  • The chief industry of Lemgo is the manufacture of meerschaum pipes, which has attained here a high pitch of excellence; other industries are weaving, brewing and the manufacture of leather and cigars.

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  • There large numbers of people follow this occupation as their sole means of livelihood, whereas silk and cotton weaving throughout the province generally is carried on by girls and women while unoccupied by other domestic duties.

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  • Worsted spinning and weaving, tanning and leather-dressing, paper-making and the making of printing-machines are the principal industries.

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  • Yeola is an important centre for weaving silk and cotton goods.

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  • predominantly for "modern" subjects), technical schools for the advanced study of machine-making, for weaving and for the textile industries, a preparatory training-college and a police school.

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  • The industries include brewing, weaving and the manufacture of cloth, carpets, tobacco, sugar, leather-grease, toys and roofingfelt.

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  • The chief industries are cotton spinning, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, printing, machine building and lithography, and there is an active trade in wine, beer and cheese.

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  • Among native industries may be mentioned the spinning and weaving of wool for clothing, carpet-weaving, the manufacture of pottery, slippers and matting, saddle-making and leather embroidery.

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  • The Incas had made much progress in weaving, and specimens of their fabrics, both plain and coloured, are to be found in many museums. The Spanish introduced their own methods, and their primitive looms are still to be found among the Indians of the interior who weave the coarse material from which their own garments are made.

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  • Considerable trade is done in cotton and oil-seeds, and weaving of cotton.

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  • It is an important industrial centre, carrying on cotton weaving and spinning, tanning, distilling, and the manufacture of coffee, sugar, manure and saltpetre.

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  • The poet wrote the sections as they occurred to him, and did not think of weaving them together into a single poem until it was too late to give them real coherency.

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  • From the earliest notices the production of coir, the collection of cowries, and the weaving of excellent textures on these islands have been noted.

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  • It has a Protestant and a Roman Catholic church, and is the seat of considerable industries; notably wool-combing, weaving, jute-spinning and the manufacture of linoleum.

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  • The most approved fashion of weaving is called tsuzure-ori (linked-weaving); that is to say, the cross threade are laid in with the fingers and pushed into their places with a comb by hand, very little machinery being used.

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  • The embroiderers craft has been followed for centuries in Japan with eminent success, but whereas it formerly ranked E b t~ with dyeing and weaving, it has now come to be m rO eay.

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  • There are indigo factories, and other industries include the weaving of tussur silk and the making of coarse glass.

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  • The industries include the spinning and weaving of cotton and wool, printing, dyeing and tanning, while there is a brisk trade in wine.

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  • It is also the headquarters and business centre for the entire flax-spinning and weaving industry of the country.

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  • The weaving of cotton by hand-looms survives as a languishing industry.

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  • Next in importance comes the spinning and weaving of wool, cotton, linen and carpet manufactures, and dyeing.

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  • Stonehouse (pop. 2961), a mining and weaving town about 4 m.

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  • The industries include dyeing, weaving, tanning and the manufacture of metal-work, wine and flour, but Uskiib is chiefly important as the commercial centre of the whole vilayet of Kossovo (q.v.).

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  • The chief industries are weaving, spinning, dyeing, brewing and milling; there is also a trade in horses and cattle.

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  • It shows a fine combination of mildness with severity; the language is simple but powerful, and, while there is undoubtedly a lack of original ideas, the author shows remarkable skill in weaving together pregnant sentences and impressive warnings selected from the apostolic epistles and the first Epistle of Clement.

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  • Besides the iron furnaces, situated in the south near the Lorraine plateau, there are tanneries, weaving and glove-making factories, paper-mills for all sorts of paper, breweries and distilleries, and sugar refineries.

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  • The town has a modern school (Realschule), a commercial school, and technical schools for weaving and finishing.

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  • The northern Algonquin and Iroquoian tribes practised similar arts, and in the Atlantic states wove robes of animal and bird skins by cutting the latter into long strips, winding these strips on twine of hemp, and weaving them by the same processes employed in their basketry.

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  • They split the silicious rocks with stonehammers,and then chipped Metal- Gold, silver, copper, pure or mixed with tin or silver, thread, but in the Gulf states the existence of excellent cane and grasses gave opportunity for several varieties of weaving.

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  • In northern Mexico net-work, rude lace-work in twine, are followed farther south, where finer material existed, by figured weaving of most intricate type and pattern; warps were crossed and wrapped, wefts were omitted and texture changed, so as to produce marvellous effects upon the surface.

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  • Cloth weaving and brewing, which once flourished exceedingly, declined in the beginning of the 16th century.

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  • A century later, silk, lace and damask weaving were introduced by French refugees, and became very important industries.

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  • The manufacture of thread lace was replaced by silk weaving about 1750, but this has decayed.

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  • Aargau is an industrious and prosperous canton, straw-plaiting, tobacco-growing, silk-ribbon weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Rhine being among the chief industries.

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  • The prominence of the township as a manufacturing centre is due to Erastus Brigham Bigelow (1814-1879), one of the incorporators of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who devised power-looms for the weaving of a variety of figured fabrics, - coach-lace, counterpanes, ginghams, silkbrocatel, tapestry carpeting, ingrain and Brussels carpets, - and revolutionized their manufacture.

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  • Bigelow established in Clinton the Lancaster Mills for the manufacture of ginghams. From 1845 to 1851 he perfected his loom for the weaving of Brussels and Wilton carpets, the greatest of his inventions; and he established the Bigelow Carpet Mills here.

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  • He also invented the loom for the weaving of wire-cloth.

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  • Besides machine shops and shipbuilding facilities, the important industries are the weaving of hats and hammocks, and the preparation of salt fish; and there is a considerable export of rubber and straw hats.

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  • Its educational establishments include a gymnasium, a commercial and a weaving school.

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  • Industries include straw-plaiting and the weaving of canvas and silk.

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  • The leading branch is the machinery used in the industries of the country - mining, paper-making and weaving.

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  • Saxony is particularly well-equipped with technical schools, the textile industries being especially fostered by numerous schools of weaving, embroidery and lace-making; but the mining academy at Freiberg and the school of forestry at Tharandt are probably the most widely known.

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  • The industries of spinning and weaving were largely practised.

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  • There are wood-pulp factories (one worked by an English company employing over 1000 hands), factories for calcium carbide (used for manufacturing acetylene gas), paper and aluminium; and spinning and weaving mills.

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  • Its chief industries are cotton and wool-spinning and the weaving of cloth, but machinery of various kinds, paper and a few other articles are also manufactured.

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  • The construction of locomotives and machinery, carried on by the Societe Alsacienne, wire-drawing, and the spinning and weaving of cotton are included among its industries, which together with the population increased greatly owing to the Alsacian immigration after 1871.

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  • Jiiterbog carries on weaving and spinning both of flax and wool, and trades in the produce of those manufactures and in cattle.

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  • The chief industries are the spinning and weaving of woollen and cotton.

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  • The weaving establishments (mainly broadcloth) of Leiden at the close of the 15th century were very important, and after the expulsion of the Spaniards Leiden cloth, Leiden baize and Leiden camlet were familiar terms. These industries afterwards declined, and in the beginning of the 19th century the baize manufacture was altogether given up. Linen and woollen manufactures are now the most important industries, while there is a considerable transit trade in butter and cheese.

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  • it is certain that the Indians lived in substantial houses, sometimes using dressed stone, inscriptions and ornamental carvings on the more pretentious edifices; they cultivated the soil, rudely perhaps, and produced enough to make it possible to live in large towns, they made woven fabrics for dress and hangings, using colours in their manufacture; they were skilful in making and ornamenting pottery, in making gold and silver ornaments, and in featherwork; they used the fibres that Nature lavishly provided in weaving baskets, hangings, mats, screens and various household utensils.

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  • There were of course some crude industries in existence before the arrival of the 'Spaniards, such as weaving and dyeing of fabrics made from various fibres, and making earthenware utensils, images, &c. The Spaniards introduced their own industries, including sugar-making, weaving, tanning, and leatherand metal-working, some of which still exist.

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  • Gods are represented with their appropriate attributes - the fire-god hurling his spear, the moon-goddess with a shell, &c.; the scenes of human life are pictures of warriors fighting with club and spear, men paddling in canoes, women spinning and weaving, &c. An important step towards phonetic writing appears in the picture-names of places and persons.

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  • The principal industry was weaving, but the substitution of the power-loom for the hand-loom nearly put an end to it.

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  • It has cotton mills for spinning and weaving, besides many handlooms, and factories for ginning and pressing cotton.

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  • It contains an Evangelical church, a gymnasium, a hospital and various administrative offices, and carries on cotton and woollen weaving, tanning, brewing and distilling.

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  • In the towns the spinning and weaving of cotton (introduced towards the end of the 18th century) is very flourishing.

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  • Its principal industries are spinning, weaving and bleaching.

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  • In the middle ages Malmesbury possessed a considerable cloth manufacture, and at the Dissolution the abbey was bought by a rich clothier and fitted with looms for weaving.

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  • The chief industries are linen weaving, cloth making and coal mining.

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  • The industries comprise metallurgy, machine-making, chemicals, silk and cotton weaving, tanning and leather-working.

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  • The chief industries are tanning and hand weaving, both silk and cotton.

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  • Linen yarn and cloth are largely manufactured, especially in the south about Osnabruck and Hildesheim, and bleaching is engaged in extensively; woollen cloths are made to a considerable extent in the south about Einbeck, Göttingen and Hameln; cotton-spinning and weaving have their principal seats at Hanover and Linden.

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  • 300 some Koreans were sent from Japan to China to engage competent people to teach the arts of weaving and preparing silk goods.

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  • They brought with them four Chinese girls, who instructed the court and the people in the art of plain and figured weaving; and to the honour of these pioneer silk weavers a temple was erected in the province of Settsu.

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  • In 1480 silk weaving was begun under Louis XI.

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  • The former embraces a range of operations peculiar to silk, dealing as they do with continuous fibres of great length, whereas in the spun silk industry the raw materials are treated by methods analogous to those followed in the treatment of other fibres (see Weaving).

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  • Silks for sewing and embroidery belong to a different class from those intended for weaving, and thread-makers throw their raw silks in a manner peculiar to themselves.

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  • Moscow is one of the principal seats for the weaving of these fabrics.

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  • If a 2-fold or 3-fold yarn is needed, then two or more ends of the spun thread are wound together and afterwards conveyed to the twisting frame for the purpose of putting the needed twist in the yarn necessary for weaving or other requirements.

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  • Spun silks are used largely for silk linings, hosieries, sewing threads, elastic webbing, lace, plush and many other purposes, such as mufflers, dress goods and blouse silks; also for mixing with other fibres in form of stripes in the weaving of various fabrics, or to be used in what are known as mixed goods, i.e.

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  • There is some weaving of silk cloth, and export trade in sugar.

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  • Its principal industries are jute spinning and weaving, and the manufacture of porcelain, flags, machinery and beer, and it has some trade in wine.

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  • The demand for cloths which require careful handling and regularity in weaving has helped to develop the supply of ring yarns which will stand the strain of the loom better than mule twists.

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  • The essentially dishonest practice of deluging yarn with water, which has sometimes even degenerated into the use of weighting materials deleterious to weaving, has been recognized as a great nuisance, but while various attempts have been made to protect the buyer the question seems to have pretty well settled itself on the principles which commonly rule the sales of commodities between those who intend to do business continuously.

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  • It appears that as the native industries decline the weaving section persists longer than the spinning section.

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  • There are not many cotton mills or weaving sheds in Manchester, which is, however, the great distributive centre, and its Exchange is the meeting-place of most classes of buyers and sellers in the cotton trade and various trades allied to it.

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  • Weaving has been practised in Silesia, on a large scale, since the 14th century; and Silesian linen still maintains its reputation, though the conditions of production have greatly changed.

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  • Large areas of forest or swamp were reclaimed for agriculture; the great Silesian industries of mining and weaving were called into existence, and Breslau grew to be a leading centre of exchange for the wares of East and West.

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  • By liberal endowments and minute but judicious regulations he brought about a rapid development of Silesian industries; in particular he revived the mining and weaving operations which at present constitute the country's chief source of wealth.

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  • The weaving of sail-cloth and the manufacture of tobacco are the principal industries, and the chief articles of trade are wood, butter and furs.

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  • Its industries include weaving, dyeing, brewing, iron-founding and the manufacture of leather goods, boots and shoes and machines.

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  • The spinning and weaving of wool, cotton and silk are the principal industries, but the enterprising spirit of the Catalans has compelled them to try almost every industry in which native capital could attempt to compete with foreign, especially since the institution of the protectionist tariffs of 1892.

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  • Spinning and twisting are as highly developed as the weaving industry.

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  • above sea-level; in the vicinity are extensive deposits of anthracite coal, the mining and breaking of which is the principal industry; silk throwing and weaving is another industry of the borough.

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  • The park was presented in 1862 by the widow of Joseph Locke, M.P. The manufacture of iron and steel, and the weaving of linen and other cloth, are the two principal industries; but there are also bleachfields, printfields, dyeworks, sawmills, cornmills and malt-houses; and the manufacture of glass, needles and wire is carried on.

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  • These properties of fur constitute its essential value for felting purposes, and mark its difference from wool and silk; the first, after some slight preparation by the aid of hot water, readily unites its fibres into a strong and compact mass; the others can best be managed by spinning and weaving.

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  • The fur is not used in Great Britain, as formerly, and the greater quantity, known 'as mohair, is now imported for purposes of weaving.

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  • For weaving, the most valuable pieces are mohair taken from the angora and vicuna.

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  • The Ashanti are skilful in several species of manufacture, particularly in weaving cotton.

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  • their living by weaving and the like, and appear to have been in intimate connexion with the craft-gilds; but under the influence of the mendicant movement of the 13th century these tended to break up, and, though certain of the male beguinages survived or were incorporated as tertiaries in the orders of friars, the name of Beghard became associated with groups of wandering mendicants who made religion a cloak for living on charity; beguigner becoming in the French language of the time synonymous with "to beg," and beghard with "beggar," a word which, according to the latest authorities, was probably imported into England in the 13th century from this source (see Beggar).

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  • Other thriving industries include bleaching, dyeing, calico-printing, weaving (carpets, shawls, tartans), engineering, tanning, iron and brass founding, brewing, distilling, and the making of starch, cornflour, soap, marmalade and other preserves, besides some shipbuilding in the yards on the left bank of the White Cart.

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  • The manufactures are not extensive, but the preparation of fish products, shipbuilding, weaving and distillery, with manufactures of paper, pottery, tobacco and ropes are carried on.

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  • Among the more conspicuous buildings are St Olaf's church (erected by Gustavus Adolphus in 1616 and rebuilt in 1765-1767); St Hedvig's, built by the German colony in 1670; the town hall, dating from the beginning of the 19th century; the high school (1868), and technical and weaving schools.

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  • The falls in the river afford motive power to the cloth and cotton mills (spinning and weaving)-the staple industries-and to factories for sugar, paper, lithography, tobacco and carpets, joinery works and breweries.

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  • Its principal industries are weaving, and the manufacture of machines, ovens, furniture, pianos, porcelain and sausages.

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  • Alzey has industries of dyeing and weaving, breweries, and does a considerable trade in wine.

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  • Cotton spinning and weaving are not confined to one district, but 60 are prosecuted in upper Alsace (MUihausen, Gebweiler, 25, 0 Colmar), in Saxony (Zwickau, Chemnitz, Annaberg), in 35,700 Silesia (Breslau, Liegnitz), in the Rhine province (Dssel 44,700 dorf, Mflnster, Cologne), in Erfurt and Hanover, in 50,900 Wrttember~ (Reutlingen, Cannstatt), in Baden, Bavaria 52, 00 - (Augsburg, Bamberg, Bayreuth) and in the Palatinate.

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  • Tanneries and cotton-spinning and weaving mills have considerably extended throughout the province.

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  • The industries include wool-spinning and weaving and the manufacture of paper, beer, machines, hosiery and matches.

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  • The staple industry is the spinning and weaving of cotton, and there are also foundries and machine-works.

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  • In Bulak are several factories founded by Mehemet Ali for spinning, weaving and printing cotton, and a paper-mill established by the khedive Ismail in 1870.

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  • Native industries include the weaving of silk, woollen, linen and cotton goods, the hand-woven silk shawls and draperies being often rich and elegant.

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  • Certain gods were purely par ctional, that is to say, they appeared at special times to and khonit, the goddess who attended every child-bed; Tait, the less of weaving.

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  • Metal-Work.Copper was wrought into pins, a couple of inches long, with loop heads, as early as the oldest prehistoric graves, before the use of weaving, and while pottery was scarcely developed.

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  • In addition to this, various industries were set on foot for the benefit of those who were not capable of field work, such as mat and rope making, and jute and cotton weaving.

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  • Cotton and silk weaving is also largely carried on, and there are numerous indigo vats, tanneries and an English cigar factory.

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  • It is an industrial centre, linen weaving, coal mining and malting being the principal industries.

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  • The weaving of silk is the chief native industry.

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  • The Union gave a considerable impetus to the manufacture, as did also the establishment of the Board of Manufactures in 1727, which applied an annual sum of £2650 to its encouragement, and in 1729 established a colony of French Protestants in Edinburgh, on the site of the present Picardy Place, to teach the spinning and weaving of cambric. From the 1st of November 1727 to the 1st of November 1728 the amount of linen cloth stamped was 2,183,978 yds., valued at £103,312, but for the year ending the 1st of November 1822, when the regulations as to the inspection and stamping of linen ceased, it had increased to 36,268,530 yds., valued at £1,396,296.

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  • The weaving of lace curtains has made considerable progress, in 1878 only 45 hands being employed against 2875 in 1 9 01.

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  • The chief industries include bleaching, calico-printing, cotton-spinning, weaving, iron and brass founding, engineering and the manufacture of sanitary appliances.

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