Flock-paper

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Flock-paper wall-paper covered with a rough surface formed of flock
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. floc—L. floccus, a lock of wool.

Usage

In literature:

The English who flocked to the Continent discovered France to be very different from what she was described to be by the English papers.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Every editor has his herd, is a kind of bell-wether, has a great paper herd flocking at his heels.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
There was Bancroft, whose name was always in the papers and to whom clients flocked.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
The room was gloomy with dark red curtains and dark flock paper.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
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In news:

Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (Bat Newsprint, Glitter Flocked Spider from Spook Alley collection) Making Memories.
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