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  • n. Plural form of snow-flake.


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  • Dishcloths shaped like daisies, snow-flakes, and stars.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

  • Fresh snow-flakes dusted the rich sable of his hair and caught like diamond dust in his lashes.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • Himalayan winds blew snow-flakes about, and grass seed and panda hairs and the serious, droning vowels of lamas.

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  • There was a faint tingle, as if someone had thrown a handful of snow-flakes at him, and he held his breath in anticipation.

    Tran Siberian

  • Courfeyrac: — “One would say, to see all these snow-flakes fall, that there was a plague of white butterflies in heaven.”

    Les Miserables

  • The Winter Pageant was filled with songs of reindeer, Santa Claus, snow-flakes and good cheer.

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  • If you realize snow-flakes achieve their many forms with something as simple as freezing water, you dont need too much math skill to understand how immense the problem is.

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  • Bobby sat on the bench, snow-flakes falling on his face, and watched them walk away.


  • If Lorna had looked out of the window she would not have known me, with those boots upon my feet, and a well-cleaned sheepskin over me, bearing my own (J.R.) in red, just between my shoulders, but covered now in snow-flakes.

    Lorna Doone

  • While swarming they appear like snow-flakes floating about in the air, and dogs, cats, hawks, and almost every bird, may be seen busily devouring them.

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