Definition of Fannel

1. n. Same as Fanon.



Definition of Fannel

1. Noun. fanon (religious garment) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fannel

1. a strip of material worn on a priest's arm [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fannel

fanjets
fank
fankle
fankled
fankles
fankling
fanks
fanless
fanlight
fanlights
fanlike
fanlisting
fanlistings
fanmade
fanned
fannel (current term)
fannell
fannells
fannels
fanner
fanners
fannerved
fannies
fanning
fannings
fannish
fanny about
fanny around

Literary usage of Fannel

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1. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"As lately as fifteen or sixteen years since long strings of mules or ponies, each laden with a long sack of coals, slung over a fannel, used to thread their ..."

2. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1834)
"... they mingled sentiment with sentiment, and their days were as closely interwoven as their verses. Metastasio and fannel'u were born about the same time, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"fannel. A fanon. Davies'Rites, p. 16. FANOM-WATER. The acrimonious discharge from the sores of cattle. Wane. FANON. A priest's maniple. ..."

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