Origin of cotton wool
Words nearby cotton wool
How to use cotton wool in a sentence
Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.
The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.
Tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”
With a pop of color and fun print, this cotton pair is not at all stuffy.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
May we suggest Friendly Fox, a crotched animal made from 100-percent cotton.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Blue Ivy in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would in any event have depressed prices of cotton, even under ordinary conditions.
Cotton exchanges reopened on November 16, and stock exchanges opened for restricted trading shortly thereafter.
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
When in the city they wore a rough felt conical hat and dark blue cotton robe.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
There was no finery in her wardrobe, a few neat cotton gowns for summer wear, and homespun for the winter—that was all.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for cotton wool
- a state of pampered comfort and protection
- (as modifier)a cotton-wool existence