meaning of Calicoes

Calicoes meaning in General Dictionary

of Calico

Sentence Examples with the word Calicoes

The ancient industry was woollen, but soon after the invention of the spinning frame the cotton trade was introduced, and as early as 1769 the weaving of ginghams, nankeens and calicoes was carried on, and the weaving of cotton yarn by machinery soon became the staple industry.

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