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cotton wool

1. Chiefly Brit bleached and sterilized cotton from which the gross impurities, such as the seeds and waxy matter, have been removed: used for surgical dressings, tampons, etc.
2. cotton in the natural state
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The bags also contain a stress ball, an inspiring quote, a pen, a highlighter, chocolate, tissues and a ball of cotton wool infused with a favourite, soothing scent.
A BLUNDERING nurse used damp cotton wool to seal a dying woman's eyes shut during her final hours.
If a male assistant asked me what I wanted I always said cotton wool.
49, Boots I LIKED the idea of not having to rub away at my eyes to get mascara off and my heavy eye liner and mascara was gone after a few sweeps with a cotton wool pad.
For removing make-up, take a few drops on moist cotton wool and gently wipe off.
STEVE McCLAREN claimed he will wrap Rob Elliot up in cotton wool after a heroic performance from the third-choice keeper earned WRAP, Newcastle victory at Bournemouth.
Please don't wrap us in cotton wool or what is next, not being allowed to sit on a seat in case we full off or maybe not allowed to have a spoon as I may take out my eye with it.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Davidson said that the Australian cricket administrators need to be aware of the fact that there are certain fundamentals that do not ever change in the game, adding that players, especially bowlers, should not be wrapped up in cotton wool.
You will need: | Old glass jam jars | PVA glue | Tissue paper, glitter and any other gems or bits and pieces to embellish | Card and felt pens | Cotton wool balls and thread How to make it: TAKE a clean glass jar and paint a thin layer of PVA glue all over the outside.
Elegant Cotton Wool Silk Quilts provides a lovely series of Asian art-inspired quilts for six projects that focus on Asian influences and nature designs.
The trainee chef, 18, had stuck cotton wool all over his body and was wearing tights when the outfit was deliberately set alight.
WALES will wrap Gareth Bale up in cotton wool ahead of Tuesday's World Cup showdown with Croatia after the Tottenham star revealed the real reason he lasted only 45 minutes in Scotland.