from The Century Dictionary.
- Like flocks or locks of wool; floccose; flocculent; woolly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Abounding with flocks; floccose.
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- adjective Abounding with
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He liked flocky things; he liked things that made people say, ‘What the hell is that?’
Empire of Dreams Scott Eyman 2010
Say, the best alternate name for Dick Cheney, or the best haiku about religion–something flocky like that, for Deron to judge.
Also in "Holy", Eddie decorates the flat by spraying "QPR" (see dictionary) in white snow-flocky stuff on the wall; he also sprays "edIe Is grate".
If we do not add enough lime, it prevents the formation of the flocky precipitate, and, besides, more carbonate of soda is used.
In these juices it exists in a soluble state, but when its solution is heated to about 150°, it coagulates into a flocky insoluble substance.
Elements of Agricultural Chemistry Thomas Anderson
Fortunately the disease is not very serious if proper precautions are observed; for, in our own cellars, where mushrooms have been grown year after year for the past eleven years, we get but few flocky mushrooms in any bed's bearing.
It is caused by other fungi which infest the gills and frills of the mushrooms, and render them a hard, flocky mass; sometimes the affected mushrooms preserve their white skin, color, and normal form, at other times the cap becomes more or less distorted.
This flocky condition is caused by one or more saprophytic and parasitic fungi of lowly origin, whose various parts are reduced to mere threads, simple or branched, and divided into tubular cells at intervals, or else they are long, continuous microscopic tubes without any partitions, except at those occasional points where a branch, destined to produce spores, is given off.
In spite of open windows, the air was still charged with dust; since the packing began, everyone concerned in it had choked and coughed incessantly; on the bare floor, footsteps were impressed in a thick flocky deposit.
The Whirlpool George Gissing 1880
They have small horns like the cows of Morocco, and the hair very long and flocky, like that of the merino; some are light brown, others black.
The old Santa Fe trail The Story of a Great Highway Henry Inman 1868