Sentence Examples

  • At no very remote date it was the practice in Scotland for every small farmer and cotter not only to grow " lint " or flax in small patches, but to have it retted, scutched, cleaned, spun, woven, bleached and finished entirely within the limits of his own premises, and all by members or dependents of the family.
  • This comprises separating the fibre or lint from the seeds, the operation being known as " ginning."
  • The actual amounts differ with different varieties, conditions of cultivation, methods of ginning, &c.; a recent estimate in the United States gives 35% of lint for Upland cotton and 25% for Sea Island cotton as more accurate.
  • The separation of lint from seed is accomplished in various ways.
  • Claudette brushed some lint from the bodice of her dress.

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