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CODILLA

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 635 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CODILLA, the name given to the broken fibres which are separated from the flax during the scutching process. On this account it is sometimes termed scutching tow. Quantities of this material are used along with heckled tow in the production of tow yarns.
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