from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling flax; flaxen.


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  • There goes the blackwatchwomen, all in white, flaxed up, pur-gad!

    Finnegans Wake

  • She was but two steps behind Joscelin now, she could have stretched out her hand and touched his unkempt flaxed hair, but she was afraid of shattering his braced attention.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • Joscelin tugged at his flaxed thatch, and loosed a sharp bay of laughter.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • "You're flaxed ag'in, pardner!" he said, with a light laugh, as he raked in the stakes.

    Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road or, The Black Rider of the Black Hills

  • While she was issuing orders, Tabitha flaxed blithely about the little kitchen, lighting the fire, hunting up cooking utensils, and beginning the process of making chocolate pie, leaving Gloriana to wrestle with the mysteries of a raisin gingerbread.

    Tabitha's Vacation

  • Great Western, as they flaxed round getting up a directors 'meeting, so as to have a real, live directorate of this great transcontinental line for the wolves of Wall Street to do business with!

    Aladdin & Co. A Romance of Yankee Magic

  • And, by jucks! fer all he wouldn't take even the advantage of a starter, he flaxed it to Wes the fust game in less'n fifteen minutes.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • But all to onct Curly took to lookin 'flaxed, an' the judge here overheard Scrabblegrab askin '

    Romance of California Life

  • He told her I was too good, too lovable to quarrel with their bliss, and held her to his heart while he looked up to the flaxed-haired, baby-faced mother for a blessing with quite a glow of feeling on his face and real tears in his eyes.

    Not Pretty, but Precious

  • The wool, which was exceedingly light, was now ` flaxed out, 'in order to make it show as much as possible, while, at the same time, it was so arranged as not to come in contact with the wings of the bee and hinder its flight.

    The Desert Home The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness


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