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linseed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
linseedlin‧seed /ˈlɪnsiːd/ noun [uncountable]  HBPthe seed of the flax plant
Examples from the Corpus
linseedIf the acid is fatty such as linseed oil, then the result is a soap and water.It was magnificent and would come up a treat with a rubbing of linseed oil.A good polish reviver can be made by mixing equal parts of raw linseed oil, substitute turps and vinegar.A mixture of equal quantities of raw linseed oil and substitute turps is often rubbed into pine prior to staining.Poppy oil colours are short and buttery and slower-drying than linseed colours.Poppy oil in fact is paler, slower drying than linseed.Male speaker We've got some of the linseed in but it's wet and the wheat was poor too.The linseed oil helps restore the shine to a dull surface.
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