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 Meanings and Examples of TASSEL
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tassel
 n.  male hawk; a kind of bur used in dressing cloth; flower or head of some plants, as when pendent; a narrow silk ribbon
Classic Sentence:
1  He was too rheumatic to be shaken hands with, but he begged me to shake the tassel on the top of his nightcap, which I did most cordially.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
2  He touched the tassel of the cushion, and tried to think of Varya, of when he had seen her last.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 18
3  She played nervously with the tassel of her dressing-gown, glancing at him with that torturing sensation of physical repulsion for which she blamed herself, though she could not control it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 20
4  Under the words, Emmie broke her husband's hold and fled for the carriage, scrambling in with a flash of patent-leather boots with bright-red tops and red tassels.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
5  She remembered, too, with hate sharpened by envy the red plaid dress, the red-topped boots with tassels and the pancake hat of Emmie Slattery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  She wore her expensive green frock, with its passementeried bosom, bead tassels, and gaps between the buttons down the back, as though she had bought it second-hand and was afraid of meeting the former owner.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  They'll shake their tassels soon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. Midnight, Forecastle.
8  shorter, and ornamented with fringes and tassels.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
9  Anna came in with hanging head, playing with the tassels of her hood.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 9
10  A great box, draped in red baize festooned with heavy gold tassels had been moved into the middle of the stage.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
11  Lord Henry stroked his pointed brown beard and tapped the toe of his patent-leather boot with a tasselled ebony cane.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
12  It was a small Chinese box of black and gold-dust lacquer, elaborately wrought, the sides patterned with curved waves, and the silken cords hung with round crystals and tasselled in plaited metal threads.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
13  The sailors, in tasselled caps of red worsted, were getting the heavy tackles in readiness for the whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
Example Sentence:
1  As corn plants mature, seed companies hire crews of mostly students at about $8 an hour to remove the tops—called the tassel.
2  In an apparent gesture of goodwill toward the host country, Obama's ride even strayed from the usual protocol by flying the Russian tricolor, complete with little golden tassels.