Bleachery

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bleachery A place or an establishment where bleaching is done.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bleachery A place for bleaching; an establishment where the bleaching of textile fabrics, etc., is carried on.
    • n bleachery An outdoor stand from which spectators may view something, especially a game of foot-ball or base-ball.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bleachery a place for bleaching
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. blǽcan, from root of Bleak.

Usage

In literature:

He is carrying on an extensive dye-house and bleachery in the suburbs of Little Rock.
"Punchinello, Vol. II., No. 39., Saturday, December 24, 1870." by Various
What do you make at the bleachery?
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
A factory, usually a bleachery, was commandeered and about a hundred large tubs of hot water were provided.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
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In news:

The Lowenstein Building and the power house at the Bleachery in Rock Hill ANDY BURRISS — aburriss@heraldonline.com Buy Photo.
The Lowenstein Building and the power house at the Bleachery in Rock Hill ANDY BURRISS — aburriss@heraldonline.com.
Family Trust makes Bleachery ' security deposit .
The Old Bleachery in Rock Hill is ready for redevelopment , and is expected to play a key role in the city's attempt to create jobs in the downtown area, officials said Monday.
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