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What is "Tassel" - Definition & Explanation

An adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end, usually shaped like an acorn.
Tassels come in all sizes, shapes and forms. A hanging ornament consisting of a head and a skirt of cut yarn, looped yarns or bullion fringe.
A tassel is a ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads from which at one end protrudes a cord on which the tassel is hung, and which may have loose, dangling threads at the other end.

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