cotton bud


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cotton bud

n
a small stick with a cotton-wool tip used for cleaning the ears, applying make-up, etc
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Translations
vatová tyčinka
vatpind
pumpulipuikko
štapić za uši
綿棒
면봉
bomullstopp
สำลีแคะหู
tăm bông

cotton bud

رَأْسُ البُرْعُم القُطْنِيّ vatová tyčinka vatpind Wattestäbchen μπατονέτα bastoncillo, flor de algodón pumpulipuikko coton-tige štapić za uši cotton fioc 綿棒 면봉 wattenstaafje Q-tips patyczki higieniczne cotonete ватная палочка bomullstopp สำลีแคะหู kulak çubuğu tăm bông 棉棒
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If there is a bit of a build-up, the last thing you want to do is jam a cotton bud in there.
A MAN claimed he found the tip of a cotton bud in a pasta dish he bought from a supermarket.
And you'd be hard-pressed to find a paper or wooden cotton bud in supermarkets right now.
A man suffered seizures after contracting a serious infection, caused by a trapped cotton bud in his ear.
THE simple task of cleaning his ears with a cotton bud left a Coventry man fighting for his life against a deadly brain infection.
A man in England's Coventry area developed a deadly skull infection after a cotton bud got stuck in his ear reportedly five years ago.
My inner ears itch me often even though I use cotton bud. I want to know what causes it and how to avoid the problem.
It takes about five flushes to get rid of a cotton bud."
Who doesn't enjoy sticking a cotton bud in their ear?
Buy some tea tree oil (sold at most pharmacies or health stores) and dab it directly on the pimple with a cotton bud at bedtime.
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