flannel leaf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flannel leaf any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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Usage

In literature:

At this door Baroudi now appeared, dressed in a suit of flannel, wearing the tarbush, and holding in his hand a great palm-leaf fan.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
Over these she pondered, running her needle into the flannel leaf of her needle-book.
"The Disturbing Charm" by Berta Ruck
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