4 Definitions of Teasel

The meaning of the word teasel, the definition of Teasel:

n. - A plant of the genus Dipsacus, of which one species (D. fullonum) bears a large flower head covered with stiff, prickly, hooked bracts. This flower head, when dried, is used for raising a nap on woolen cloth.

n. - A bur of this plant.

n. - Any contrivance intended as a substitute for teasels in dressing cloth.

v. t. - To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap.

The word "teasel" uses 6 letters: A E E L S T

Direct anagrams of teasel:

elates stelae teasle

Words formed by adding one letter before or after teasel, or to teasel in any order:

c - celesta   d - delates   g - eaglets gelates legates segetal telegas   n - lateens leanest   o - oleates   r - elaters realest relates reslate stealer   s - teasels   u - eluates   x - latexes   z - teazels teazles  

Shorter words found within teasel:

ae al ale alee ales als alt alts as at ate ates ease easel east eat eats eel eels el elate els else es et eta etas la las lase last lat late lats lea leas lease least lee lees leet leets lest let lets sae sal sale salt sat sate sea seal seat see seel sel set seta setae setal slat slate sleet stale steal steel stela stele ta tae tael taels tale tales tas te tea teal teals teas tease tee teel teels tees tel tela telae tele teles tels tesla

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