lint definition

  • noun:
    • Clinging items of dietary fiber and fluff; fuzz.
    • Downy product obtained by scraping linen fabric and employed for dressing injuries.
    • The mass of smooth fibers surrounding the seeds of unginned cotton fiber.
    • a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth; used for dressing injuries
    • clinging fuzzy fluff that accumulates within one's pockets or navel etc
    • the fibrous layer of dense hairs since the seeds of the cotton plant
    • Flax.
    • Linen scraped or perhaps converted to a soft, downy or fleecy material for dressing injuries and lesions; in addition, good ravelings, down, fluff, or free short materials from yarn or textiles.
    • Flax.
    • A flocculent product procured by raveling or scraping linen, and used for dressing injuries and lesions; charpie.
    • Raw cotton which has been ginned and is prepared for baling.
    • Fluff; flue.
    • A net.
    • The netting of a pound or seine.
    • A kerchief or internet for the head.
    • An obsolete variation of lunt.
    • cotton fiber or linen fabric aided by the nap raised on one side; always outfit injuries
    • good ravellings of cotton or linen materials

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