flossa


flossa
\\ˈfläsə, ˈflȯsə\ noun (-s)
Usage: sometimes capitalized
Etymology: Swedish, short for flossamatta, from Swedish dialect floss long flock of wool + matta rug, carpet
: a Scandinavian handwoven carpet; also : the weave typical of such carpets

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • flossa — flos·sa …   English syllables

  • flossa — s ( n, flossor) TEXTIL …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • flossier — floss·y || flÉ‘sɪ , flÉ”sɪ / flÉ’sɪ adj. silky; resembling floss; fancy, ostentatious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flossiest — floss·y || flÉ‘sɪ , flÉ”sɪ / flÉ’sɪ adj. silky; resembling floss; fancy, ostentatious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flossy — floss·y || flÉ‘sɪ , flÉ”sɪ / flÉ’sɪ adj. silky; resembling floss; fancy, ostentatious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Flush — Flush, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flushing}.] [Cf. OE. fluschen to fly up, penetrate, F. fluz a flowing, E. flux, dial. Sw. flossa to blaze, and E. flash; perh. influenced by blush. [root]84.] 1. To flow and spread suddenly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flushed — Flush Flush, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flushing}.] [Cf. OE. fluschen to fly up, penetrate, F. fluz a flowing, E. flux, dial. Sw. flossa to blaze, and E. flash; perh. influenced by blush. [root]84.] 1. To flow and spread… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flushing — Flush Flush, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flushed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flushing}.] [Cf. OE. fluschen to fly up, penetrate, F. fluz a flowing, E. flux, dial. Sw. flossa to blaze, and E. flash; perh. influenced by blush. [root]84.] 1. To flow and spread… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nordische Kunstweberei — Nordische Kunstweberei, Erzeugnisse moderner Wirk , Web und Knüpftechnik in Wolle und Baumwolle, die seit dem Beginn der 1870er Jahre in Schweden und Norwegen auf Grund älterer Hausindustrie als Volkskunst neu entstanden sind und jetzt auch durch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bione —    1) d Abdera, matematico greco, vissuto intorno al III sec. a.C. Discepolo di Democrito, fu il primo ad affermare che in certe regioni le notti e i giorni durano sei mesi.    2) Bione di Flossa, poeta alessandrino (Smirne II I sec. a.C.).… …   Dizionario dei miti e dei personaggi della Grecia antica


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