Sentence Examples


  • Fred O'Connor, at 74, had long since finished his working career, a calico collection of jobs which changed with the telling, none of which gave him a pension.
  • There are extensive collieries, and the other industries include cotton manufactures, calico-printing, hat-making, iron-founding, engineering and the manufacture of firebricks and tiles.
  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.
  • The weaving of cotton, for which the place was at one time so famous that its name became identified with its calico, is no longer of any importance.
  • It has a royal shell factory, calico-printing mills, lignite mines, stone quarries and pottery and tobacco factories.

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