• Cotton Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with.
  2. (v. i.) To go on prosperously; to succeed.
  3. (n.) The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.
  4. (n.) A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short-staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.
  5. (v. i.) To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.
  6. (v. i.) To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; -- used with to.
  7. (n.) Cloth made of cotton.

• Cottonade Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A somewhat stout and thick fabric of cotton.

• Cotton batting Definition & Synonyms

  1. () Cotton prepared in sheets or rolls for quilting, upholstering, and similar purposes.