Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of snowflake.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ` Son, your words are true; but it were evil mating, like the water with the sand, like the snow-flake with the sun.

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • 'Son, your words are true; but it were evil mating, like the water with the sand, like the snow-flake with the sun.

    The Son of the Wolf

  • Cosette applied herself to her work once more, but for a quarter of an hour she felt her heart leaping in her bosom like a big snow-flake.

    Les Miserables

  • Silver-haired, like a snow-flake thrown On the greens of the springing year?

    'William Cullen Bryant: Author of America'

  • Had Claquesous melted into the shadows like a snow-flake in water?

    Les Miserables

  • Below was cloudland and storm, a great drift of tumbled weather going hard away to the north-east, and the air about him was clear and cold and serene save for the faintest chill breeze and a rare, drifting snow-flake.

    The War in the Air

  • Anyway, increasing the CAFE standards would be much more effective than decreasing my personal driving, since it would side-step the snow-flake in an avalanche collective action problem.

    When do you not mind breaking the law?

  • The snow-flake grew larger and larger till it took the form of a maiden, dressed in finest white gauze.

    The Pink Fairy Book

  • It began to snow, and every snow-flake that fell on her was to her as a whole shovelful thrown on one of us, for we are so big, and she was only an inch high.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

  • On his broad back, flaxen-haired Flask seemed a snow-flake.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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