Definition of Flannen

1. a. Made or consisting of flannel.



Definition of Flannen

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Made of flannel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flannen

1. flannel [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flannen

flannelet
flannelets
flannelette
flannelettes
flannelgraph
flannelgraphs
flanneling
flannelled
flannelled fool
flannellike
flannelling
flannelly
flannelmouth
flannelmouthed
flannels
flannen (current term)
flannens
flannie
flans
flap amputation
flap down
flap gate
flap one's gums
flap operation
flapcake
flapdoodle
flapdoodles
flaperon
flaperons

Literary usage of Flannen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"flannen, Flannel. FLAY, " To flay the cold off," is to make *ny liquor lukewarm. FLAY-BOGGARD, A hobgoblin. ..."

2. One Hundred Narrative Poems edited by George E. Teter (1918)
"... flannen,03 Been snaw-white seventeen-hunder linen!— Thir breeks °4 o' mine, "my only pair, That ance were plush, o' guid blue hair, I wad hae gi'en them ..."

3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"The English word flaunting, and the phrase flaunts, fiery red ribbons, are from the same root. flannen, the Scottish as well as the English vernacular ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"Pr. Pm. On the same principle it would seem that flank is a nasalized form of Bret. flak, It. fiacco, flaggy. Flannel. Formerly written flannen, as it still ..."

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