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Synonyms for sew

sew something up: mend

Synonyms for sew

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By the reception that the public gave to his telephone, he learned to sympathize with Howe, whose first sewing-machine was smashed by a Boston mob; with McCormick, whose first reaper was called "a cross between an Astley chariot, a wheelbarrow, and a flying- machine"; with Morse, whom ten Congresses regarded as a nuisance; with Cyrus Field, whose Atlantic Cable was denounced as "a mad freak of stubborn ignorance"; and with Westinghouse, who was called a fool for proposing "to stop a railroad train with wind.
When you and I can build sewing-machines instead of battle-ships, harvesters of crops instead of harvesters of men, plow-shares and telephones, schools and colleges, printing-presses and paper
27, 2012 (CENS) -- Affected by volatile global economy, Taiwan's sewing-machine manufacturers Zeng Hsing Industrial Co.
During numerous visits, I have found only a few fleet maintainers who consider sewing-machine lubrication oil as hazmat.
I receive interesting answers when I ask for the sewing-machine oil, "Oh, we just ran out of oil a couple of weeks ago.
The tailors went on strike and the employer replaced them with female sewing-machine operators.
15, 2011 (CENS)--Affected by the volatile global economy, Taiwan's leading sewing-machine manufacturers, including Zeng Hsing Industrial Co.