Meaning of FLOCK in English


Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English flok, from Anglo-French, from Latin floccus

Date: 13th century

1 : a tuft of wool or cotton fiber

2 : woolen or cotton refuse used for stuffing furniture and mattresses

3 : very short or pulverized fiber used especially to form a velvety pattern on cloth or paper or a protective covering on metal

4 : FLOC

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.