Definitions for tassel
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adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end
A ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads from which at one end protrudes a cord on which the tassel is hung, and which may have loose, dangling threads at the other end. Tassels are normally decorative elements, and as such one often finds them attached, usually along the bottom hem, to garments, curtains or other hangings.
The male inflorescence of maize, which consists of loose threads with anthers on them.
The loose hairs at the end of a braid.
to adorn with tassels
Etymology: From tassel.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
An ornamental bunch of silk, or glittering substances.
Etymology: tasse, French; tassellus, low Latin.
Then took the squire an horn of bugle small,
Which hung adown his side in twisted gold,
And tassels gay. Fairy Queen, b. i.
Their heads are tricked with tassels and flowers. George Sandys.
An herb. Robert Ainsworth
A tassel is a finishing feature in fabric and clothing decoration. It is a universal ornament that is seen in varying versions in many cultures around the globe.
A tassel is a decorative feature, often found on clothing, accessories, or home furnishings, consisting of a bunch of loose threads or cords bound at one end and hanging free at the other. It is typically used as a finishing feature in fabric and clothing design.
a male hawk. See Tercel
a kind of bur used in dressing cloth; a teasel
a pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains, and the like, ending in a tuft of loose threads or cords
the flower or head of some plants, esp. when pendent
a narrow silk ribbon, or the like, sewed to a book to be put between the leaves
a piece of board that is laid upon a wall as a sort of plate, to give a level surface to the ends of floor timbers; -- rarely used in the United States
to put forth a tassel or flower; as, maize tassels
to adorn with tassels
A tassel is a finishing feature in fabric decoration. It is a universal ornament that is seen in varying versions in many cultures around the globe.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tas′el, n. a hanging ornament consisting of a bunch of silk or other material: anything like a tassel: the silk or ribbon-marker of a book: a thin plate of gold on the back of a bishop's gloves.—v.t. to attach a tassel to, to ornament with tassels.—adj. Tass′elled, adorned with tassels. [O. Fr. tassel, an ornament of a square shape, attached to the dress—L. taxillus, dim. of talus, a die.]
Fringe put on the clothing of devout Jews to remind them to keep the law.
I only put tassel on my expensive material so that they will not wear out, and I can display them again.
Etymology: Commandments reminder
Submitted by Tony_Elyon on September 14, 2023
The numerical value of tassel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tassel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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