Flanneled Flan"neled, a. Covered or wrapped in flannel. [1913 Webster]

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  • Textile manufacturing terminology — The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. In order to make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. (Both fibre and fiber are used in this article.)… …   Wikipedia

  • flannel — /flan l/, n., v., flanneled, flanneling or (esp. Brit.), flannelled, flannelling. n. 1. a soft, slightly napped fabric of wool or wool and another fiber, used for trousers, jackets, shirts, etc. 2. a soft, warm, light fabric of cotton or cotton… …   Universalium

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  • flannelled — (US also flanneled) adjective wearing flannel trousers …   English new terms dictionary

  • flannel — /ˈflænəl / (say flanuhl) noun 1. a warm, soft fabric of wool or blends of wool and cotton, wool and rayon, or cotton warp with wool filling. 2. Especially WA, SA and Tasmania → face washer. 3. (plural) an outer garment, especially trousers, made… …   Australian English dictionary

  • flannel — ► NOUN 1) a kind of soft woven woollen or cotton fabric. 2) (flannels) men s trousers made of woollen flannel. 3) Brit. a small piece of towelling for washing oneself. 4) Brit. informal empty or flattering talk used to avoid dealing with a… …   English terms dictionary

  • flannel — [flan′əl] n. [ME, akin to or < flanen < Welsh gwlanen < gwlan, wool < IE base * wel , hair, WOOL] 1. a soft, lightweight, loosely woven woolen cloth with a slightly napped surface 2. COTTON FLANNEL 3. [pl.] a) trousers, etc. made of… …   English World dictionary

  • flannel — n. & v. n. 1 a a kind of woven woollen fabric, usu. without a nap. b (in pl.) flannel garments, esp. trousers. 2 Brit. a small usu. towelling cloth, used for washing oneself. 3 Brit. sl. nonsense; flattery. v. (flannelled, flannelling; US… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flannelled — adj. (US also flanneled) wearing flannel trousers. Etymology: FLANNEL * * * flannˈelled adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑flannel …   Useful english dictionary

  • gray-flan|neled — «GRAY FLAN uhld», adjective. gray flannel: »gray flanneled success in the office cells of New York (Sports Illustrated) …   Useful english dictionary

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