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Definition of cotton:

  1. The white fluffy fibrous covering of the seeds of a plant of the genus Gossypium; used extensively in surgical dressings, and the bark of the root is employed as an emmenagogue; see gossypium.
  2. Made or consisting of cotton.
  3. A soft downy substance resembling fine wool, growing in the capsules of the cotton- plant; cloth made of cotton.
  4. To rise with a nap; to harmonize.

Common misspellings for cotton:

cottn, cotten, ctton, coton, cotto, cottton, cooton, conton, talalay, cottan, cottin, cottong, otto, callon, cottom.

Cotton \c(ot)-ton\

Cotton as a boy's name. Plant name. May originally have been an occupational name from England, though the cotton plant, requiring a warm climate, was never a big source of industry in Britain. In America, great Massachusetts clergyman Cotton Mather's writings contributed to the Salem witch trials. He was named for his grandfather, early American clergyman John Cotton. Actor Joseph Cotten.
Gaeton, Keaton, Keeton, Cathan, Caydon, Caidon.

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Examples of usage for cotton:

  1. The cotton in the hold is on fire, and they have been fighting it night and day.
  2. Why should he go clothed in silk and you in cotton!
  3. The relative importance of the four leading states in the manufacture of cotton goods is shown as follows:- No. Capital Wages Value of Mills.

Quotes for cotton:

  1. I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out. - Jimi Hendrix
  2. In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone? - Mary Harris Jones
  3. I had never, ever drunk beer in high school, and by the time I got to Tech we were having these parties out in the cotton fields and getting so drunk. I was the champion beer drinker; suddenly I was pouring it down my throat... Insane! Insane! - Bob Livingston
  4. I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it's easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it's warm or cold. It's great. That was the start. - Issey Miyake
  5. I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way. - Robert Redford

Rhymes for cotton:

  1. cotten, gotten, rotten.
  2. forgotten, guncotton.
  3. misbegotten.

Idioms for cotton:

  1. wrap sb ( up) in cotton wool
  2. cotton to sb/ sth
  3. in low cotton
  4. cotton ( on) to sm or sth
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