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bag a flexible container, usu. made of cloth, paper, or leather, and used to hold things; sack; pouch. [1/11 definitions]
bagpipe a musical instrument, played esp. in Scotland, consisting of a double-reed melody pipe and one or more drone pipes that protrude from a flexible leather bag that is inflated through a blowpipe by the breath or by bellows.
baleen the bony, flexible strips in the upper jaws of certain whales.
band2 a thin strip of flexible material that binds several objects together. [1/3 definitions]
batten2 a thin, flexible length of wood or other material used to maintain flatness in a sail. [1/4 definitions]
bellows (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a device with a flexible, valved air chamber that can be expanded to draw in air and compressed to expel it through a nozzle, used to blow air on a fire or to sound a musical instrument. [1/3 definitions]
belt a continuous band of heavy, flexible material used to drive a machine or carry materials. [2/11 definitions]
blackjack a short club with a leather cover, heavy head, and flexible handle, used as a weapon. [1/6 definitions]
brake band a lined, flexible, usu. steel band around a brake drum, which, when tightened, creates the friction of a braking action.
buckboard a small uncovered carriage with a flexible wooden frame attached directly to the axles.
catheter a thin, flexible, hollow tube inserted into a body passage or cavity to drain fluid, esp. urine from the bladder.
chain mail flexible armor made of metal links or scalelike plates joined together.
chicken wire a flexible wire netting, usu. of hexagonal mesh, esp. for chicken coop enclosures and other light barriers.
cirrus in certain organisms, a tentacle or other slender, flexible appendage. [1/3 definitions]
coati a small tree-dwelling mammal, related to the raccoon, with a flexible snout and long ringed tail, found in Mexico and Central and South America.
cord a flexible electrical cable with a protective covering, used to supply power from an outlet to an appliance. [1/8 definitions]
cowhide a heavy, flexible whip, made of braided raw cowhide or leather. [1/3 definitions]
diaphragm a contraceptive device that consists of a thin flexible disk that fits over the uterine cervix. [1/5 definitions]
elastic capable of accommodating to requirements; flexible. [1/5 definitions]
elephant either of two large mammals, one Asian and one African, that have a long, flexible trunk used for grasping food or lifting burdens, upper incisors elongated into curving tusks, and, in the African species, esp. large fan-shaped ears.
epiglottis a thin, flexible plate of cartilage at the root of the tongue that, by closing over the glottis, prevents food from entering the windpipe during swallowing.