As nouns the difference between flax and strickle
is that flax
is a plant of the genus linum
, especially , which has a single, slender stalk, about a foot and a half high, with blue flowers also known as linseed, especially when referring to the seeds while strickle
is a rod used to level grain etc when being measured, or concrete after pouring.
A plant of the genus Linum , especially , which has a single, slender stalk, about a foot and a half high, with blue flowers. Also known as linseed, especially when referring to the seeds.
The fibers of Linum usitatissimum , grown to make linen and related textiles.
The (flax bush), a plant of the genus , native to New Zealand, with strap-like leaves up to 3 metres long that grow in clumps.
The plural flaxes is used to indicate multiple species or varieties of flax; otherwise, flax is uncountable.
* New Zealand flax
A rod used to level grain etc. when being measured, or concrete after pouring
A tool for sharpening scythes
An instrument used for smoothing the surface of a core.
(carpentry, masonry) A templet; a pattern.
An instrument used in dressing flax.