flannelly

flannelly

[flan-l-ee]
adjective
1.
made of or resembling flannel.
2.
thick or blurred, as speech.

Origin:
1830–40; flannel + -y1

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flannel (ˈflænəl)
 
n
1.  a soft light woollen fabric with a slight nap, used for clothing
2.  (plural) trousers or other garments made of flannel
3.  See cotton flannel
4.  (Brit) US and Canadian equivalent: washcloth a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and hands; face cloth
5.  informal (Brit) indirect or evasive talk; deceiving flattery
 
vb , -nels, -nelling, -nelled, -nels, -neling, -neled
6.  to cover or wrap with flannel
7.  to rub, clean, or polish with flannel
8.  informal (Brit) to talk evasively to; flatter in order to mislead
 
[C14: probably variant of flanen sackcloth, from Welsh gwlanen woollen fabric, from gwlân wool]
 
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