from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of flock.
  • n. The process of adding small particles to a surface for the sake of texture.
  • n. A material textured in this way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of removing flocks from a fabric. See flocking-machine.
  • n. A collection of damaged or broken cotton fibers from the combing-needles of a cotton-combing machine. It is liable to be formed when the needles are imperfectly adjusted.


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