Words nearby spinning jenny
Origin of spinning jenny
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Then came the spinning-jenny, which spun yarn with a hundred spindles on each machine.Home Life in Colonial Days|Alice Morse Earle
Now, the coal-mines have aided the spinning-jenny, but the worsteds are overshadowed by other Norwich manufactures.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
To Hargreaves, inventing the spinning-jenny, a mob and a flight from Lancashire, a wrecked machine and a sacked house!The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard
In that year James Hargreaves completed his invention of the spinning-jenny, which he patented in 1770.
Arkwright was a barber, and almost entirely illiterate when he invented the spinning-jenny.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks