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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end.

Usage examples (31)
  • Is it sad that I want a curtain tassel for a earring now?
  • 'That tassel, ma'm? why that tassel is - a fancy of the prisoner's own; we allow them to have their little fancies!'
  • The stalks grow from two to six feet high, nearly round, smooth, and branched at top; it bears a kind of tassel
  • In the latter plant, so familiar to every one, the "tassel" contains the male flowers, and the part known as the for more
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