They have taken away the loom and the spinning-jenny, and they have obliged Jenny to seek her occupation somewhere else.
Only the year before Hargreaves obtained his patent for the spinning-jenny.
The next morning the noise of a spinning-jenny, at work in a cottage, startled his horse as he was riding past.
If a spinning-jenny be wealth, the spinner's skill is also wealth.
First there must be a spinning-jenny to go by steam, to the wheel of which there must be a hand-organ.
Jenny, jen′i, n. a female bird, a wren—usually Jenn′y-wren: a female ass: a spinning-jenny.
Poetry is one man's Jack-o'lantern, and a spinning-jenny is another's.
In 1767 Hargreaves completed the spinning-jenny, and in 1771 Arkwright perfected his roller spinning machine.
Valuable as was the spinning-jenny of Hargreaves, it was adapted only to producing the transverse threads, or the woof.
This invention combined the good qualities of the spinning-jenny of Hargreaves and the spinning-frame of Arkwright.