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Cotton batting

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cotton batting Cotton prepared in sheets or rolls for quilting, upholstering, and similar purposes.
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Usage

In literature:

The man has cotton batting wings.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
I'm going to help her buy a lining and cotton batting.
"Rebecca Mary" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
The Squire had little dabs of whiskers on his cheeks like fluffs of cotton batting, and his wide mouth linked those dabs when he smiled.
"When Egypt Went Broke" by Holman Day
When I heard papa was coming to git me, I put cotton bats under the reels and kivered em up.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
He did his mug up in tissue paper and cotton batting and kept it locked up in his third bureau drawer.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
But that does not necessarily mean that she must wrap herself in cotton batting and lead a sequestered existence.
"Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing" by Enrico Caruso and Luisa Tetrazzini
It's snowing like cotton batting!
"The Moving Picture Girls Snowbound" by Laura Lee Hope
The banding of isolated trees with tin (one says cotton batting) will prevent squirrels from climbing.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Her next move was to line the basket with cotton batting after which she hunted out a doll blanket from her playthings.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
Wrapping the joints in cotton batting and applying splints to secure absolute rest are great aids to comfort.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
The leg bones of mice may be wrapped with long fiber cotton batting or fine tow.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray
Cotton batting, tow, or a piece of sponge may be placed on the wound and firmly bound there with the bandages.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It contained a spray of mimosa packed in cotton wool, and lying like an elf among the petals was a little sleeping bat.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Nance, skate down to the village and buy a big roll of cotton batting.
"Molly Brown's Sophomore Days" by Nell Speed
The corpse was wrapped in cotton batting.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
If they did not like our music they could stuff cotton-batting in their ears.
"Personal Recollections of the Civil War" by James Madison Stone
For nest material cotton batting and cow's hair or deer's hair are used.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
With cotton batting, apply sweet oil to the part to be stamped, being careful to cover thoroughly this surface with the oil.
"Library Bookbinding" by Arthur Low Bailey
To cotton-batting and similar unromantic staples the great house of R.S.
"The Imitator" by Percival Pollard
The cotton-batting was a little disappointing.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
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In news:

These range from $16 to $20, and have quilted cotton fabric without batting.
What you'll need Assorted socks, rubber bands, cotton batting, glove (optional), craft glue, scissors, red cardstock, white craft foam, black and yellow pom-poms.
Stuff sock tip with cotton batting.
Cotton batting (comes in a roll, used in quilting, found with sewing supplies).
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