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saw gin

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Definition of saw gin in English:

noun

British
Another term for cotton gin.
Example sentences
  • 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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