Definition of Flockings
1. flocking [n] - See also: flocking
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flockings
Literary usage of Flockings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"They make alfo filk- flockings and veils of cotton, but no cloths for the ... and filk flockings. The villages in the mountains are all employed in this ..."
2. The Painters' Encyclopaedia: Containing Definitions of All Important Words by Franklin B. Gardner (1887)
"flockings.—A fine lint or dust from a woven woolen fabric of various colors, used principally by sign- painters. The lettering having been gilded, ..."
3. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1760)
"... flockings can be put upon the leg, without being excited to a ... I proceeded to try the effect of two flockings upon one leg. ..."
4. The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq.: In Nine Volumes Complete, with His Last by Alexander Pope, William Warburton (1760)
"... flockings, which his maid darned fo often with filk, that they became at lafl ... that they were the fame individual pair of flockings, both before and ..."