Origin of lint
Related formslint·less, adjectivede·lint, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for lint
Makeup is reapplied, lint rollers are re-rolled, and string is cut from the inside of a sock.
The surgeons clapped a great wad of lint into the hole and we bound it up.My War Experiences in Two Continents|Sarah Macnaughtan
Cleanse the skin of the distal phalanx of the second finger of the left hand above the root of the nail with lint and ether.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
He laid the lint on the wounds, and then bound them firmly and evenly.With Frederick the Great|G. A. Henty