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  • noun

Words related to flax

fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric

plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem

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The most trying ordeal that I was forced to endure as a slave boy, however, was the wearing of a flax shirt.
One evening he tied two cats together by their hind legs with a string about six feet in length, and threw them from the wall into the midst of that noble, that princely, that royal bed, which contained not only the "Cornelius de Witt," but also the "Beauty of Brabant," milk-white, edged with purple and pink, the "Marble of Rotterdam," colour of flax, blossoms feathered red and flesh colour, the "Wonder of Haarlem," the "Colombin obscur," and the "Columbin clair terni.
Her hair is still like flax, and her blue eyes are just like a baby's, and she has the same three freckles on her little nose, and talks about going back to her bains de mer.
The Owl next advised them to pluck up the seed of the flax, which men had sown, as it was a plant which boded no good to them.
The cord was made in England: A rough cord, a tough cord, A cord that bowmen love; So we'll drain our jacks To the English flax And the land where the hemp was wove.
This time he went to the little seaport town of Irvine to learn flax dressing.
Pullet continued, shaking her head and looking at her sister Tulliver, "when you and me chose the double diamont, the first flax iver we'd spun, and the Lord knows where yours is gone.
In recent years, bio-composites of PLA reinforced with natural fibers including wood fibers [13], kenaf [14], jute [15], flax [16, 17], or hemp [18] have been prepared and exhibited improved biodegradability and mechanical properties.
The factory was set up by two flax cooperatives to use the shorter fibers that were discarded during the production of the long flax fibers used by the world's textile industry.
Derived from ancient grains flax and chia, the HarvestPro range of plant-based ingredients includes protein crisps and protein powders, which can be incorporated into a range of applications, including beverages, bars, baked goods and gluten-free foods.
More information about how to file a claim for the Flax USA flax milk class action settlement can be found at tpcl.
The Flax Council of Canada is pleased to announce the acceptance by Health Canada of a health claim linking ground whole flaxseed to cholesterol lowering, a major risk factor for heart disease.
TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR[R] Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet[TM], announced that it has received a favorable US Customs classification and tariff ruling that could provide substantial duty savings on imported products blending CRAiLAR[R] Flax, and that CRAiLAR[R] Flax has been awarded high marks in the MADE-BY Environmental Benchmark for Fibers.
PUFAs are present in walnuts, ground flax seeds, soybeans, and grass-fed beef.
5 to 4mm, made from 45% to 55% continuous flax fibers in a PVC matrix (SolVin or NanoVin grades).