Lint doctor


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lint doctor (Calico-printing Mach) a scraper to remove lint from a printing cylinder.
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In literature:

As lint was lacking, the doctor, for the time being, arrested the bleeding with layers of wadding.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
At last the doctor arrived; the messenger had told him the nature of the case, and he had come provided with lint, plaster, and bandages.
"Through the Fray" by G. A. Henty
This The Doctor immediately did, applying lint and Friars balsam to them.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
Once more we got bandages and lint and hurried off in a motor-car, but the civilian doctors were looking after everyone.
"My War Experiences in Two Continents" by Sarah Macnaughtan
I'll trouble you also for some of your physic, and some lint and bandages, to doctor him with, and I hope he may yet do well.
"The Pirate of the Mediterranean" by W.H.G. Kingston
The doctor Vincenzo had brought in rose from his knees and stood thoughtfully wiping his hands on a piece of lint.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton