teaseller
Teaseler Tea"sel*er, n. One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth. [Written also {teaseller}, {teasler}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • teaseller — tea·sel·ler …   English syllables

  • teaseller — noun see teaseler * * * teasˈeller or teasˈeler noun • • • Main Entry: ↑teasel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teaseler — Tea sel*er, n. One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth. [Written also {teaseller}, {teasler}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teasler — Teaseler Tea sel*er, n. One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth. [Written also {teaseller}, {teasler}.] [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 — /ˈtizəl/ (say teezuhl) noun 1. any of the herbs with prickly leaves and flower heads constituting the dipsacaceous genus Dipsacus. 2. the dried flower head or burr of D. fullonum, used for teasing or teaselling cloth. 3. any mechanical… …   Australian English dictionary

  • teasel — [tē′zəl] n. [ME tasel < OE tæsel < base of tæsan, to TEASE] 1. any of a genus (Dipsacus) of bristly plants of the teasel family, with prickly, cylindrical heads of yellowish or purplish flowers, esp. the fuller s teasel ( D. fullonum) with… …   English World dictionary

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