1. (n.) A paling; a hurdle.

2. (n.) A platform of hurdles, or small sticks made fast or interwoven, supported by stanchions, for drying codfish and other things.

3. (n.) A small stage hung over a vessel's side, for workmen to stand on in calking, etc.

4. (n.) A loose filmy mass or a thin chip like layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina; layer; scale; as, a flake of snow, tallow, or fish.

5. (n.) A little particle of lighted or incandescent matter, darted from a fire; a flash.

6. (n.) A sort of carnation with only two colors in the flower, the petals having large stripes.

7. (v. t.) To form into flakes.

8. (v. i.) To separate in flakes; to peel or scale off.

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