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Cotton meaning

cotton - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long- staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short- staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.
  2. 2. The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.
  3. 3. Cloth made of cotton.
  4. 4. To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.
  5. 5. To go on prosperously; to succeed.
  6. 6. To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with.
  7. 7. To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; -- used with to.
  8. 8. Fine fibres attached to the seeds of the cotton- plant; the cotton- plant; cloth or thread made of cotton.

cotton - examples of usage

  1. For instance, cotton goods are the same price. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. 6459. Was it fine cotton? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 6457. Was the cotton a thing which you wanted at the time? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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