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- another term for cotton gin
- ‘Through its own improvements, the common saw gin prevailed, and remains the principle behind short-staple cotton ginning to this day.’
- ‘Their skills enabled Pratt to modernize production by building experimental cylinder gins in the late 1850s and modern huller saw gins during the 1860s.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.