a pendent ornament consisting commonly of a bunch of threads, small cords, or other strands hanging from a roundish knob or head, used on clothing, in jewelry, on curtains, etc.
something resembling this, as the inflorescence of certain plants, especially that at the summit of a stalk of corn.
verb (used with object), tasseled, tasseling or (especially British) tasselled, tasselling.
to furnish or adorn with tassels.
to form into a tassel or tassels.
to remove the tassel from (growing corn) in order to improve the crop.
verb (used without object), tasseled, tasseling or (especially British) tasselled, tasselling.
(of corn) to put forth tassels (often followed by out).
a tuft of loose threads secured by a knot or ornamental knob, used to decorate soft furnishings, clothes, etc
anything resembling this tuft, esp the tuft of stamens at the tip of a maize inflorescence
verb -sels, -selling, -selled (US) -sels, -seling, -seled
(transitive) to adorn with a tassel or tassels
(intransitive) (of maize) to produce stamens in a tuft
(transitive) to remove the tassels from
noun 1. love-lies-bleeding.
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noun, Chiefly Scot. 1. tass. noun (Austral, informal) (pl) -sies 1. Tasmania 2. a native or inhabitant of Tasmania
noun 1. Torquato [tawr-kwah-taw] /tɔrˈkwɑ tɔ/ (Show IPA), 1544–95, Italian poet. noun 1. Torquato (torˈkwaːto). 1544–95, Italian poet, noted for his pastoral idyll Aminta (1573) and for Jerusalem Delivered (1581), dealing with the First Crusade