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cotton mill (ˈkɒtən mɪl) 

Definitions

noun

  1. a factory where cotton is spun or woven

Example Sentences Including 'cotton mill'

Born John Robert Parker Ravenscoft in Heswall, near Liverpool, in 1939, Peel was the son of the wealthy owner of a cotton mill.
NME (New Musical Express) (2004)
He could not have lived without the flock, for the administration at the cotton mill where he worked was corrupt.
Shah, Idries Kara Kush
In 1786 he set up a cotton mill at New Lanark, in partnership with the English inventor of the spinning jenny, Richard Arkwright.
Arthur Herman THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
Plenty trouble," Sadiq Ali, a retired cotton mill machinist, said.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
The young Livingstone worked 14 hours a day in a cotton mill , but still managed to devote evenings to study.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)

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