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Scutching or dressing flax by beating the stalks by machine. The long fibres of the stem Flax plant (Linum) were processed to produce linen. Engraving from 'Great Industries of Great Britain' (London, c1880).

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Scutching or dressing flax by beating the stalks by machine. The long fibres of the stem Flax plant (Linum) were processed to produce linen.  Engraving from 'Great Industries of Great Britain' (London, c1880).