I see a white-haired librarian silent in an oatmeal cardigan and flaked forehead just outside the doorway.
“They flaked out on the policy in 2009 and the administration starved their friends in Congress,” the person said.
Add salt, pepper, and minced parsley to season, and a can of flaked salmon.
In places the brownstone front was cracked and great chips had flaked off.
flaked tapioca should be used for this, and it should be made in exactly the same manner as rice pudding.
And some of the rust had been flaked off around the spot, too.
For a change dark flakings and other flaked veinings may be put in instead of light ones.
The house fronts, flaked with light, disintegrated in the general vagueness.
As soon as we landed we perceived that the ground was strewn with flaked chips of chalcedony, jasper, and similar stones.
Crown-glass was easy to work, but flaked off in rather short pieces.
"thin, flat piece," early 14c., possibly from Old English *flacca "flakes of snow," from Old Norse flak "loose or torn piece" (related to Old Norse fla "to skin," see flay), from Proto-Germanic *flago- (cf. Middle Dutch vlac, Dutch vlak "flat, level," Middle High German vlach, German Flocke "flake"); from PIE *plak- (1) "to be flat," extended form of root *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)).
early 15c., "to fall in flakes," from flake (n.). Related: Flaked; flaking.
: Don't act so flake (1960s+ Baseball)
[all except police senses ultimately fr an attested phrase snow flakes, ''cocaine'']