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carding machine

card2 (defs 1, 2).
Origin of carding machine
First recorded in 1780-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • From here it went a carding machine of three rollers of different diameters covered with bent metal teeth.

  • Paul was probably the first, in 1748, to invent the carding machine.

    The Story of the Cotton Plant Frederick Wilkinson
  • The shettle, the carding machine, the spinning wheel and all, they made em.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives Work Projects Administration
  • The machine which helps to produce these ropes is called the carding machine.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • There is no record of the carding machine made of mahogany which John's sons reported had been transferred to the Stonington mill.

  • They had a carding machine different to anybodys in the country.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives Work Projects Administration
  • This series included the invention of the fly shuttle, the carding machine, the steam engine, and the power loom.

    The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Samual Mayall in Boston, about 1788 or 1789, set up a carding machine operated by horse power.

  • Do you remember that the cotton at the factory passed through a carding machine to be cleaned and made into a cotton rope?

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • Arthur, soon after arriving in Pittsfield, constructed a carding machine and opened a Pittsfield mill.

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