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ginned

1

[ jind ]

adjective

, Slang.


ginned

2

[ jind ]

adjective

  1. (of cotton) cleared of seeds and any foreign matter by passing it through a gin:

    The ginned cotton is pressed into bales of approximately 400 pounds each.

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Other Words From

  • o·ver·ginned adjective
  • un·ginned adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ginned1

First recorded in 1895–1900; gin 1 + -ed 3

Origin of ginned2

First recorded in 1835–40; gin 2( def ) + -ed 2( def )

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Example Sentences

Besides, all this ginned up excitement is bad for our health.

So observers have ginned up a competition between the wives.

The mayor would have presumably ginned up public support for that report.

The “barbarians at the gate” narrative is always good for getting your base ginned up.

By “the people who ginned this up,” she means Fox News and its allies—about which more in a moment.

The five acres were planted and properly worked—two heavy bales have been ginned and another light bale will be picked.

The Census Office issues periodical reports showing the number of bales of cotton ginned throughout the South.

You never saw how much cotton was ginned, nor how much he got for it, nor how much it was worth nor nothing.

It is cotton in the seed and dirt, and has to be ginned and cleaned after its arrival.

They ginned the cotton with iron rods; a mechanical cotton gin was introduced not until later.

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