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  1. Hargreaves, James Hargreaves(noun)

    English inventor of the spinning jenny (1720-1778)

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  1. James Hargreaves

    James Hargreaves was a weaver, carpenter and inventor in Lancashire, England. He was one of three inventors responsible for mechanising spinning. James Hargreaves is credited with inventing the spinning jenny in 1764, Richard Arkwright patented the water frame in 1769, and Samuel Crompton combined the two creating the spinning mule a little later.

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