- a machine for separating the fibers of cotton from the seeds.
Origin of cotton gin
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Historical Examples of cotton gin
In 1812 Whitney applied for a renewal of his patent for the cotton-gin.
Wherever cotton grew in the South there the cotton-gin was to be found.
We passed a cotton-gin this morning, the first that I ever saw; but they were not at work with it.Fifty Years in Chains
And at his cotton-gin was the appointed place for the mob to meet.Birth of a Reformation
The cotton-gin probably had much to do with the justification of slavery.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete
Ulysses S. Grant