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  1. made of or resembling flannel.
  2. thick or blurred, as speech.
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Origin of flannelly

First recorded in 1830–40; flannel + -y1
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Examples from the Web for flannelly

Historical Examples

  • Oh, it's between them, I suppose; but what does it matter—Keegan or Flannelly?

    The Macdermots of Ballycloran

    Anthony Trollope

  • Well, well, Mr. Keegan; what is it Mr. Flannelly wishes to do with us?

  • There's Flannelly and Keegan with their d——d papers and bills and costs; will you be making out the £142 7s.

  • It never occurred to him that if Mr. Flannelly built the house he lived in, he should be paid for it.

  • Very soon after his coming to his property Flannelly had become a daily and intolerant burthen to him.