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Hargreaves

[hahr-greevz]
noun
  1. James,died 1778, English inventor of spinning machinery.
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Historical Examples of hargreaves

  • It was even whispered that President Hargreaves had not been kidnapped at all.

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930

    Various

  • "Take Mr. Hargreaves to any place of temporary safety you can," he said.

  • It must not be supposed that his travelling carriage was identical with that of Hargreaves.

  • The Indian Agent and 148 Mr. Hargreaves had driven up in a buckboard.

  • Only the year before Hargreaves obtained his patent for the spinning-jenny.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie


British Dictionary definitions for hargreaves

Hargreaves

noun
  1. James. died 1778, English inventor of the spinning jenny
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