What does the word tassel mean?

Usage examples for tassel

  1. When the war is over I am going to buy a velvet coat and a little red pork- pie cap, with a green tassel. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  2. " Yes, and we can bust the business all to pieces with too much stock," answered the brother Corn- tassel. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess