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flannel, large group of napped plain-weave or twill-weave fabrics made of cotton, wool, or man-made fibers. Flannel fabrics vary in closeness or firmness of weave and in degree of napping. A French flannel, for example, is a very fine twill-weave fabric, slightly napped on the right side only, whereas a suede flannel is napped on both sides and sheared, with the fibers pressed into the fabric.

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flannel

flan·nel / ˈflanl/ • n. 1. a kind of soft-woven fabric, typically made of wool or cotton and slightly milled and raised: [as adj.] my longest, thickest flannel nightgown. ∎  (flannels) men's trousers made of such material. ∎  short for flannelette. 2. Brit. a washcloth.

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flannel

flannel woollen stuff. XIV. Early forms flanell, beside fian(n)en, flan(n)ing; the latter are perh. the orig. forms and — W. gwlanen woollen article, f. gwlân WOOL.

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