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floss

noun

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a soft airy substance or covering
  • used cotton floss to simulate Santa's beard

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The first known use of floss was in 1759

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“Floss.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/floss. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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