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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: linum 'flax, linen'; LINE1

lint

noun
     
Related topics: Hospital, Material, Textiles
lint [uncountable]
1 especially American EnglishTIM soft light pieces of thread or wool that come off cotton, wool, or other material [= fluff British English]
2 British EnglishMH soft cotton material used for protecting wounds

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