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- n. Plural form of flocking.
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The Red Cross of Brazoria County has done more than 40 flamingo "flockings" this month to raise money for the organization.
It is in this way that the adventures of the Sagas are raised above the common form of mere reported "fightings and flockings," the common tedious story of raids and reprisals.
I know not but that the fashion of wearing Farthingals of old, were politickly invented to hide the shame of great Bellies unlawfully pust up; and of late the large-topt flockings with supporters to bear them up, were a good excuse for some hot Gallants, in that they stradled so much when they walkt the streets; whereas, poor Gentlemen, they could do no otherwise.
With each of the flamingo flockings, volunteers post a sign explaining why the plastic birds are on the homeowner's lawn.
He took the fkins, there - fore, and cut out of them with his knife of flint, but not without a great deal of trou - ble, firft a pair of fhoes, and then a pair of flockings.
They wear alfo breeches, ar, d frocks over them; but neither flockings nor flioes.
We cannot pretend within our scope to follow chronologically "the fightings and flockings of kites and crows," in "a wolf-age, a war-age," when the Northmen from all Scandinavian lands, and the Danes, who had acquired much of Ireland, were flying at the throat of England and hanging on the flanks of Scotland; while the Britons of Strathclyde struck in, and the Scottish kings again and again raided or sought to occupy the fertile region of Lothian between Forth and Tweed.