Sentence Examples


  • Straw-plaiting is a considerable industry at Lacco; and a certain amount of fishing is also done.
  • The natives have several industries, including pottery, straw plaiting, smithwork and woodcarving.
  • A characteristic Italian industry is that of straw-plaiting for hat-making, which is carried on principally in Tuscany, in the district of Fermo, in the Alpine villages of the province of Vicenza, and in some communes of the province of Messina.
  • The plaiting is done by country women, while the hats are made up in factories.
  • Straw-plaiting and the manufacture of small wooden wares are the principal industries, and there are large chemical works.