Dye tub - Dye tub

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University of Wolverhampton

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Nancy Cox and Karin Dannehl

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2007

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'Dye tub - Dye tub', Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820 (2007). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=58751 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Dye tub

A TUB used by dyers, but within most contexts the term was probably general in meaning because dyers had need of a variety of vessels, as shown in an advertisement announcing the sale of 'winches, tubs, pails, and all other utensils belonging to the dyeing business' [Newspapers (1778)].

Not found in the OED online

See also LITTING TUB.
Sources: Inventories (late).



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