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|soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
|fabric woven from cotton fibers
|erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
|thread made of cotton fibers
|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.
|take a liking to
cotton to something
|To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.