What is another word for teazel?

Pronunciation: [tˈiːzə͡l] (IPA)

Teazel is a unique word with few synonyms that capture the same meaning. One possible synonym is "card", which is a tool used to comb fibers or materials to make them easier to work with. Another option is "tease", which denotes the action of pulling apart or fluffing something, such as wool or bird feathers. "Bristles" also comes to mind, as it refers to the stiff, spiky hairs found in brushes or certain plant parts that can be used to groom or scrape. Despite these possibilities, none fully capture the essence of "teazel" as a specific type of prickly plant used for textile processing.

Synonyms for Teazel:

What are the hypernyms for Teazel?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    brush, tool, lint brush, Barber tool, Manufacturing tool, clothing brush, fabric brush, grooming tool.

Usage examples for Teazel

I miss the heath, its yellow furze, Molehills and rabbit tracks that lead Through beesom, ling, and teazel burrs That spread a wilderness indeed; The woodland oaks and all below That their white powdered branches shield, The mossy paths: the very crow Croaks music in my native field.
"Poems Chiefly From Manuscript"
John Clare

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