Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of teasel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See teasel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of teazel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts

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Examples

  • But the stem is not a thistle stem, and teasle it is.

    A morning's blog...

  • Never seen teasle before, and it resembles thistle.

    A morning's blog...

  • A peacock butterfly now spread himself upon the teasle, fresh and newly emerged, as the blue and chocolate down on his wings testified.

    Jacob's Room

  • As for the bee, having sucked its fill of honey, it visited the teasle and thence made a straight line to Mrs. Pascoe's patch, once more directing the tourists 'gaze to the old woman's print dress and white apron, for she had come to the door of the cottage and was standing there.

    Jacob's Room

  • As for the bee, having sucked its fill of honey, it visited the teasle and thence made a straight line to Mrs. Pascoe’s patch, once more directing the tourists’ gaze to the old woman’s print dress and white apron, for she had come to the door of the cottage and was standing there.

    Jacob's Room

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