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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. 2017.
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  • By and large, the wages of the women workers in the cotton mill had been increased by Scientific Management.

    Making Both Ends Meet Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
  • The cotton mill, as we have seen, early chose New England as its domicile.

  • In describing to Judge Bullard his visit to the cotton mill, the colonel was not sparing of his indignation.

    The Colonel's Dream Charles W. Chesnutt
  • The dull routine of the factory hand in a cotton mill has gone.

  • Another said: "Nobody deals exclusively in cotton mill securities, and they are not quoted on the big exchanges either."

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

    Forbidden Cargoes Roy J. Snell
  • The machines in a cotton mill are the result of experimenting, lasting through many years.

    Makers of Many Things Eva March Tappan
  • He is also sole owner and proprietor of a cotton mill costing $100,000.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • As soon as the title was reasonably secure, the colonel began his preparations for building the cotton mill.

    The Colonel's Dream Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Here it gives life and energy to a cotton mill with a thousand looms!

    The Genius of Scotland Robert Turnbull

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