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kisahawklin ([personal profile] kisahawklin) wrote in [community profile] 15_minute_ficlets2012-12-30 10:19 am

Prompt #151

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Today's word is: flannel

flan·nel [flan-l]
noun, verb, flan·neled, flan·nel·ing or (especially British), flan·nelled, flan·nel·ling.
1. a soft, slightly napped fabric of wool or wool and another fiber, used for trousers, jackets, shirts, etc.
2. a soft, warm, light fabric of cotton or cotton and another fiber, thickly napped on one side and used for sleepwear, undergarments, sheets, etc.
3. flannels.
a. an outer garment, especially trousers, made of flannel.
b. woolen undergarments.
4. British .
a. a washcloth.
b. Informal. nonsense; humbug; empty talk.
c. Informal. flattery; insincere or overdone praise.
verb (used with object)
5. to cover or clothe with flannel.
6. to rub with flannel.

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