linseed

noun
lin·​seed | \ ˈlin-ˌsēd How to pronounce linseed (audio) \

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Examples of linseed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Apply the rich argan and linseed formula onto wet hair to encourage smoothness and detangle strands, or smooth onto dry hair from mid-shaft to ends to boost shine and stop frizz. Jessica Teich, Good Housekeeping, "21 Best Curly Hair Products to Help You Finally Master Your Curls," 3 Aug. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of linseed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for linseed

Middle English, from Old English līnsǣd, from līn flax + sǣd seed — more at linen

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The first known use of linseed was before the 12th century

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“Linseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linseed. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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linseed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of linseed

: the seed of the flax plant

linseed

noun
lin·​seed | \ ˈlin-ˌsēd How to pronounce linseed (audio) \

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linseed

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lin·​seed | \ ˈlin-ˌsēd How to pronounce linseed (audio) \

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