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Meaning of FLANNEL

Pronunciation:  'flanl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  2. [n]  (usually in the plural) trousers
  3. [n]  bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body

FLANNEL is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: face cloth, gabardine, tweed, washcloth, washrag, white
 See Also: bath linen, cloth, fabric, material, pants, textile, trousers



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flan"nel\ (fl[a^]n"n[e^]l), n. [F. flanelle, cf. OF.
flaine a pillowcase, a mattress (?); fr. W. gwlanen flannel,
fr. gwlan wool; prob. akin to E. wool. Cf. {Wool}.]
A soft, nappy, woolen cloth, of loose texture. --Shak.

{Adam's flannel}. (Bot.) See under {Adam}.

{Canton flannel}, {Cotton flannel}. See {Cotton flannel},
   under {Cotton}.

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