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cotton gin

a machine for separating the fibers of cotton from the seeds.
Origin of cotton gin
1790-1800, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • From the caravel to the cotton gin, technological innovation has made things worse for blacks.
  • We manufacture cotton gins and cotton gin parts and sell such items to cotton farmers and ginners.
  • Today an improved version of the cotton gin still is used in the cotton industry.

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