An assel is a tassel spun or twirled by a performer on their behind. Not to be confused with a 'tassel' commonly used by burlesque performers on their breasts. 'Ass' + 'Tassel' + 'Assel'.
Did you see that? They were spinning their assels so fast I thought they were going to take off.
by M. Finnishescki April 17, 2014