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flaxen

Line breaks: flax¦en
Pronunciation: /ˈflaks(ə)n
 
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Definition of flaxen in English:

adjective

1Made of flax.
Example sentences
  • While chewing on a particularly unforgiving piece of unidentifiable meat, I noticed some men and women wearing unsophisticated flaxen clothes roughly push a woman towards the common.
  • Drawing three arrows, Eragil stuck two into the ground before notching the final onto her bowstring, then pulling back slightly to test the strain on the flaxen string.
1.1 literary (Especially of hair) of the pale yellow colour of dressed flax.
Example sentences
  • In that white dress, with that flaxen hair and those blue eyes, she looks as if she's descended straight from heaven.
  • He had an unruly shock of flaxen hair, lighter than the colour of wheat, and huge, sparkling eyes.
  • The voice belonged to a tall knight, dressed all in armor, with dark skin and flaxen hair.

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