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Subject: Re: cotton
Author: Robert Arvanitis   (guest)
Date: May 17, 2004 at 5:02:30 AM
Reply to: cotton by ramie
I have read that Cotton as a first name, as in the judge "Cotton Mather," comes from a word in Hebrew, perhaps "katan" (sic). I also recall, although vaguely, the meaning was something like "to follow."

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