Definition of tassel. Meaning of tassel. Synonyms of tassel

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Definition of tassel

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Tassel Tas"sel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tasseledor Tasselled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tasseling or Tasselling.] To put forth a tassel or flower; as, maize tassels.
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Tassel Tas"sel, v. t. To adorn with tassels. --Chaucer.
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Tassel Tas"sel, n. (Falconry) A male hawk. See Tercel.
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Tassel Tas"sel, n. [See Teasel.] A kind of bur used in dressing cloth; a teasel.
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Tassel Tas"sel, n. [OE., a fastening of a mantle, OF. tassel a fastening, clasp, F. tasseau a bracket, Fr. L. taxillus a little die, dim. of talus a die of a longish shape, rounded on two sides and marked only on the other four, a knuckle bone.] 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains, and the like, ending in a tuft of loose threads or cords. 2. The flower or head of some plants, esp. when pendent. And the maize field grew and ripened, Till it stood in all the splendor Of its garments green and yellow, Of its tassels and its plumage. --Longfellow. 3. A narrow silk ribbon, or the like, sewed to a book to be put between the leaves. 4. (Arch.) A piece of board that is laid upon a wall as a sort of plate, to give a level surface to the ends of floor timbers; -- rarely used in the United States. Tassel flower (Bot.), a name of several composite plants of the genus Cineraria, especially the C. sconchifolia, and of the blossoms which they bear.
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Tercel Ter"cel, n. See Tiercel. Called also tarsel, tassel. --Chaucer.

Meaning of tassel from wikipedia

- A t****el is a finishing feature in fabric and clothing decoration. It is a universal ornament that is seen in varying versions in many cultures around...
- paranormal story. Boarding at the home of Baltus Van T****el and his second wife, Lady Van T****el, he is taken with Baltus' spiritual daughter, Katrina...
- Van T****el or Van T****ell is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: George Van T****el (1910–1978) Gilbert Van T****el Hamilton (1877–1943)...
- T****el is a French surname. Notable people with the surname include: Emile T****el, original owner of Hôtel T****el George "Corn" T****el Richard T****el...
- George Washington Van T****el (March 12, 1910 – February 9, 1978) was an American contactee, ufologist and author. Van T****el was born in Jefferson, Ohio...
- The Hôtel T****el (French: Hôtel T****el, Dutch: Hotel T****el) is a townhouse in Brussels, Belgium, designed by Victor Horta for the Belgian scientist and...
- consisting of a horizontal square board fixed upon a skull-cap, with a t****el attached to the centre. In the UK and the US, it is commonly referred to...
- for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina Van T****el, the daughter and sole child of wealthy farmer Baltus Van T****el. Ichabod Crane, a Yankee and an outsider...
- Richard T****el (1582–1660) was a French painter. T****el was born and worked in Langres. His father Pierre was also a painter and is thought to have trained...
- Sarcopterygii (/ˌsɑːrkɒptəˈrɪdʒiaɪ/; from Gr****: σάρξ sarx 'flesh' and πτέρυξ pteryx 'fin')—sometimes considered synonymous with Crossopterygii ("fringe-finned...
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