a maker of chests, boxes, or coffers.
Sir Richard, 1732–92, English inventor of the spinning jenny.
arkwright invented the spinning machines, while a barber’s apprentice.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 365 Various
arkwright combined the talents of an inventor with those of a man of business.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen
Why, it’s in Miss arkwright’s tukky roaster, dat’s whut it’s in.
Birthright T.S. Stribling
Nor would arkwright know his water frame could he see what has happened to it.
Carl and the Cotton Gin Sara Ware Bassett
“Oh, well, from reports I reckon Mrs. Cyril doesn’t play either a banjo or a guitar,” smiled arkwright.
Miss Billy Married Eleanor H. Porter
He—arkwright—was a good-natured, tender-hearted lad, devoted to Adelaide.
The First Violin Jessie Fothergill
She had been talking and laughing brightly about something, when he chanced to introduce arkwright’s name.
Miss Billy’s Decision Eleanor H. Porter
Finally arkwright supplied this lack in water-twist or “throstle-spun” yarn.
Home Life in Colonial Days Alice Morse Earle
“Of course it is merely a report,” said Mrs. arkwright, almost trembling at what she had done.
Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
But Mrs. arkwright was not a person to be put off in this way.
Somehow Good William de Morgan
Sir Richard. 1732–92, English cotton manufacturer: inventor of the spinning frame (1769) which produced cotton thread strong enough to be used as a warp
- Arkwright furniture
late medieval English furniture of simple construction.
a city in central Arkansas. Historical Examples He was killed by a powder explosion on the gunboat Arkadelphia, twelve years ago. Two on the Trail Hulbert Footner When we landed at Arkadelphia we stayed all night and I was sold next day. Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States Work Projects […]
state in S central United States. 53,103 sq. mi. (137,537 sq. km). Capital: Little Rock. Abbreviation: AR (for use with zip code), Ark. a river flowing E and SE from central Colorado into the Mississippi in SE Arkansas. 1450 miles (2335 km) long. Contemporary Examples Sen. Blanche Lincoln, a Democrat from Arkansas is a perfect […]
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a city in S Kansas. Historical Examples One mounted specimen was examined in a sporting goods store in Arkansas City. Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas Artie L. Metcalf We fell in line of battle, sixteen companies of soldiers, to move 500 immigrants to the Arkansas City, Kansas line. Slave Narratives, Oklahoma Various […]