1. linseed

noun. ['ˈlɪnˌsiːd'] the seed of flax used as a source of oil.


  • oil-rich seed
  • flaxseed


  • linsæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Linseed

  • aniseed
  • appleseed
  • cottonseed
  • flaxseed
  • oilseed
  • rapeseed

Example sentences of the word linseed

1. Adjective
of linseed oil in a pot and bring to a boil under medium heat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Begin rubbing the linseed oil into the wood with the soft cloth.

3. Verb, past participle
Stir the combination of raw and boiled linseed oil thoroughly until well mixed.

4. Verb, base form
Clear off a working space in the kitchen and set out vinegar and linseed oil and a small jar.

5. Verb, past tense
Apply linseed or mineral oil to the cleaned brass bathroom fixtures with a soft cloth to prevent tarnishing.