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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Florence.


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  • Flossie is Miss Independence herself, we don't have a Flossie, but meet the DGR cats all the same.

    Rocky's Harem

  • We know the name Flossie doesn't exactly strike fear in your heart, but maybe it should.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2007

  • At that time they were dined royally in Flossie's cabin, on Flossie's table linen.

    The Scorn of Women

  • For the help I get from Miss Flossie is really astonishing, and Master Baby is that fond of her already, you'd hardly believe it.

    "Carrots": Just a Little Boy

  • He adored our cat called Flossie; I think they had a psychic connection, which is strange because Flossie was such a prima donna, but she undoubtedly returned the passion.

    In the Frame

  • How they laughed at the idea of Flossie's handsome young uncle in the little private school, while Arabella's prim little aunt was also a pupil.

    Dorothy Dainty's Gay Times

  • "Good-bye, Bluebird!" called Flossie, waving her fat, chubby, little hand toward the houseboat.

    The Bobbsey Twins on a Houseboat

  • Mr. Bobbsey used often to call Flossie his "Fat Fairy," which always made her laugh.

    The Bobbsey Twins at School

  • "Hold tight, Freddie!" called Flossie, as she and Aunt Sarah appeared on the scene.

    The Bobbsey Twins in the Country

  • "Oh, mamma, come quick!" called Flossie, running along a path at the edge of the wood.

    The Bobbsey Twins in the Country


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