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cotton mill

a factory for producing cotton fabrics, thread, etc.
Origin of cotton mill
First recorded in 1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The cotton mill, as we have seen, early chose New England as its domicile.

  • The dull routine of the factory hand in a cotton mill has gone.

  • In this city I operate two stores, a cotton mill and a warehouse.

    Forbidden Cargoes Roy J. Snell
  • They all replied, they were the people that worked in the cotton mill.

    Women in Modern Industry

    B. L. Hutchins
  • Assume that the energy is to be used to turn the spindles of a cotton mill.

  • He is also sole owner and proprietor of a cotton mill costing $100,000.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Here it gives life and energy to a cotton mill with a thousand looms!

    The Genius of Scotland

    Robert Turnbull
  • For a clerk at a cotton mill to tour about Canada with rich people was strange.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • "If you were at the cotton mill and claimed your proper post, all would be easier," she said.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • All I knew was the cotton mill, and I expect Laura carried me away.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss

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