- A member of a Germanic people that (according to Bede) joined the Angles and Saxons in invading Britain in the 5th century, settling in a region including Kent and the Isle of Wight. They may have come from Jutland.More example sentences
- Britain is a mongrel country of Britons, Celts, Scots, Picts, Romans, Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Vikings, Normans, Jews, Huguenots, members of the Empire and Commonwealth, and many more groups.
- I would suggest that concentration on teaching the Romans, Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Normans in Britain is more likely to achieve her objective.
- Across the North Sea, new Germanic tribes were settling: Angles, Jutes, Saxons.
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- He probably travelled overland along the Aude - Carcassonne Gap - Garonne - Gironde route to the Atlantic, and then sailed on local shipping to explore the sources of British tin and Jutish amber.
- The Jutish territories around the present city of Southampton were seized by Cædwalla, king of Wessex, c. 686, presumably to acquire excellent harbours and access to the sea.
- Their high king, Vortigern, finding himself beset on all sides by barbarian invaders, hired Anglo-Saxon and Jutish mercenaries from Denmark and north Germany.
Old English Eotas, Iotas, influenced later in spelling by medieval Latin Jutae, Juti.
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- 1Rough fibre made from the stems of a tropical Old World plant, used for making twine and rope or woven into sacking or matting.More example sentences
- There were different weaves in jute and blends of jute with cotton and silk.
- I go back and find some odd things like rope and natural jute twine packaged for the crafts market.
- Then, like magpies, they hurry back to their workshop loaded with wisps of lace and coils of steel mesh, strands of silk and ropes of jute.
- 2The herbaceous plant which is cultivated for jute fibre, with edible young shoots.
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- Genus Corchorus, family Tiliaceae: several species
- This is more so in the case of small & medium Farmers who are involved in conventional cultivation of common products like rice, wheat, coconut, jute or sugar cane.
- Natural products from jute and banana fibre are being promoted with much hype, especially in urban setups where there is a demand for anything biodegradable.
- Some paper, however, is made from such plants as cotton, rice, wheat, cornstalks, hemp, and jute; very high quality ‘rag’ paper is still derived from cotton rags.
- 2.1Used in names of other plants that yield fibre, e.g. Chinese jute.More example sentences
- For the Sahara Cup, it was the Chinese jute cap, T-shirt, chinos, towel set and socks; for the McDowells event, it will be a leather pouch for golf balls and a leather wallet.
- Gunny bags account for about 90 percent of the total production of Chinese juteand kenaf textile mills.
- The Chinese jute growing and manufacturing industry reached its zenith in 1985.
mid 18th century: from Bengali jhūṭo 'matted hair', from Prakrit juṣṭi.
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