Flax cotton

the fiber of flax, reduced by steeping in bicarbonate of soda and acidulated liquids, and prepared for bleaching and spinning like cotton.

See also: Flax

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bedspreads in jacquard flax cotton blends were new.