spinning mule


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spinning mule

n.
See mule1.
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spinning mule

n
(Textiles) See mule13
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It was here that the industrial revolution came of age - and the spinning mule and steam engine worked together for the first time.
The centrepiece of the museum is the huge spinning mule, which was made in 1904 by Oldham-based Platt Brothers for James Ives & Sons at Leafield Mills in Yeadon.
The spinning mule @ National Wool Museum, Drefach The self-acting spinning mule, below, is used to spin wool into yarn.