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  ( flannels    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Flannel is a soft cloth, usually made of cotton or wool, that is used for making clothes.  
oft N n  
He wore a faded red flannel shirt.     
2       n-count   A flannel is a small cloth that you use for washing yourself.  
in AM, use washcloth     

face flannel        ( face flannels    plural  ) A face flannel is a small cloth made of towelling which you use for washing yourself.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, usually use washcloth     
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      n   baloney     (informal)   blarney, equivocation, flattery, hedging, prevarication, soft soap     (informal)   sweet talk     (U.S. informal)   waffle     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   weasel words     (informal, chiefly U.S.)  
      vb   blarney, butter up, equivocate, flatter, hedge, prevaricate, pull the wool over (someone's) eyes, soft-soap     (informal)   sweet-talk     (informal)   waffle     (informal, chiefly Brit.)  

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face flannel, flan, flange, flank

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