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||a plant that makes soft, white fibers. These fibers are used to make thread or cloth.
||the soft, white fiber of this plant.
The cotton was spun and dyed in a factory.
||thread or cloth made from cotton fibers.
I wore a cotton shirt and wool trousers.
||a British word for thread, often on a spool, used for sewing.
||a soft mass of cotton fibers used especially for cleaning the skin.
The nurse wiped the patient's arm with cotton before giving him the shot.