Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or made of flax; like flax; of a light golden color.

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Usage examples "flaxen":

  1. On the second one of her visits to the child's room she put her hand on the flaxen head. - "Jewel A Chapter In Her Life", Clara Louise Burnham.
  2. But he had come by degrees to find that a man should not give up his life because of a fickle girl, and especially when he found her to be the mother of ten flaxen haired infants. - "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Mr. Lorry, with his flaxen wig and constant smile, came to tea every Sunday with them and helped to keep Doctor Manette cheerful. - "Tales from Dickens", Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives.