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  • Wide (the extremes being used on the one hand for children's cots or ship bunks and on the other for old-fashioned four-posters), which may be either plain or twilled, bleached, unbleached or half-bleached; (2) a grey calico, heavier than a shirting, sent largely to China and other markets, usually 36 in.
  • In connection with the cotton industry there are a few mills where calico is made or oil crushed, and ginning-mills are numerous.
  • It is the seat of cotton, calico, silk, machinery and other industries, and excellent wine is grown there.
  • The residue is removed to a calico filter and thoroughly washed with boiling water, the wash water being reboiled and used time after time.
  • The chief industries of ElberfeldBarmen and the valley of the Wupper are cotton-weaving, calico-printing and the manufacture of turkey red and other dyes.

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