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flock wallpaper

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Definition of flock wallpaper in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Wallpaper sized and sprinkled with powdered wool to make a raised pattern.
Example sentences
  • Its interior, a jumble of brown velvet seats and gold flock wallpaper, is deemed too small for a modern arts centre.
  • I don't actually ever go to cinemas because they always seem to be full of people talking and eating and I avoid mass-market music because it's always geared to appeal to too many people to make it anything other than audible flock wallpaper.
  • The Indian restaurants I learnt to recognise by their flock wallpaper, swirly carpets and high-backed chairs, but I knew I was entering an Egon Ronay because a little plaque beside the door told me so.

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