Teaseling
Teaseling Tea"sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Teaseling — Teasel Tea sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teaseling — teasel (Brit.) tea·sel || tɪːzl v. comb, raise a nap on cloth (also teazel) tea·sel || tɪːzl n. type of plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teaseling — teasˈelling or teasˈeling noun • • • Main Entry: ↑teasel …   Useful english dictionary

  • teaselling — Teaseling Tea sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teazling — Teaseling Tea sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teasel — teaseler; esp. Brit., teaseller, n. /tee zeuhl/, n., v., teaseled, teaseling or (esp. Brit.) teaselled, teaselling. n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Dipsacus, having prickly leaves and flower heads. Cf. teasel family. 2. the dried flower… …   Universalium

  • teasel — tea•sel [[t]ˈti zəl[/t]] n. v. seled, sel•ing (esp. brit.) selled, sel•ling. 1) pln any of several plants of the genus Dipsacus, of the teasel family, having prickly leaves and flower heads 2) pln the dried flower head or burr of the plant D.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Gig — Gig, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G. geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random, and E. jig.] 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play. [1913 Webster] Thou disputest like an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gig machine — Gig Gig, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G. geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random, and E. jig.] 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play. [1913 Webster] Thou disputest like an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gig mill — Gig Gig, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G. geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random, and E. jig.] 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play. [1913 Webster] Thou disputest like an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”