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(rare) Demented people
Scaly white dead skin flakes from the human scalp
Atmospheric water vapour frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer
Thin strips that have been pared off from something
Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air
Plural for a small, flat, very thin piece of something, typically one which has broken away or been peeled off from a larger piece
“The paint coating the frame was peeling and a small flake was ripped off by a breeze and was carried away.”
Plural for a person of odd or whimsical habits
“The lady with all those cats is sweet, but kind of a flake.”
Come or fall away from a surface in flakes
“Some of the shell had flaked away.”
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