Flannel

Definition of Flannel

Flan´nel   Pronunciation: flăn´nĕl
n.1.A soft, nappy, woolen cloth, of loose texture.
2.a cotton fabric with a thick nap on one side, resembling flannel{1}; it is used, e. g. for underwear or sheets; also called flanellette.
3.garments made of flannel, especially underwear.
4.a washcloth.
5.humbug; nonsensical or evasive talk.
6.insincere flattery or praise.
Adam's flannel
(Bot.) See under Adam.
Canton flannel
See Cotton flannel, under Cotton.

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