flannelled flannelled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  2. (n) bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
  3. (n) (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

Usage(s):

  • Rudyard Kipling, England's national, not to say nationalistic, poet, dismissed England's two national games very scornfully: "The flannelled fools at the wicket, the muddied oafs .

Quotes

  • It's much too large a subject to be left to what Kipling called "the flannelled fools at the wicket or the muddied oafs at the goal".
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Rudyard Kipling Source: The Guardian (blog)

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