n. flax; fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth; raw cotton that has been ginned and is ready for baling
Considering that most of your clothes are polyester or cotton blends, the off flow lint is a good fire ignition source.
Sentence in Classic:
She saw that she was tired of the endless knitting and the endless bandage rolling and lint picking that roughened the cuticle of her nails.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Gillenormand would not permit any one to explain to him, that for the preparation of lint batiste is not nearly so good as coarse linen, nor new linen as old linen.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context