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linty

[lin-tee] /ˈlɪn ti/
adjective, lintier, lintiest.
1.
full of or covered with lint:
This blue suit gets linty quickly.
2.
like lint:
linty bits on his coat.
Origin of linty
1600-1610
1600-10; lint + -y1
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  • Avoid the use of linty old cloths, because the thread and lint clog the traps and drains.

  • But to gae back to the linty and the Hippopotamus, resumed Kilmarkeckle.

    The Entail John Galt
  • Above his uniform of linty gray, Paul's face was pale and without expression.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • No need to go with muddy boots, though, or linty, or have your bow upside down.

    The William Henry Letters Abby Morton Diaz

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