Oh, sure, Joe has a tendency to floss with his own shoelaces.
I will floss my teeth because chimps have been known to floss their teeth.
Again floss Dickerson dropped her trenchant personality into the breach.
The material most proper for them is floss wool, and they should be knitted with steel pins.
floss and Carrots looked ready to cry, but nurse reassured them.
It is a sadder book than 'The Mill on the floss,' of which it reminds us.
The kerchief is made of fine Brussels net and the darning is done with India floss.
You floss up to the tallest domino and give him a good time.
floss, left alone with her father, ventured on another appeal.
I ventured to disagree with her, and to say that the Mill on the floss was my favorite.
"rough silk," 1759, perhaps from French floche "tuft of wool" (16c.), from Old French floc "tuft, lock," from Latin floccus "tuft of wool." Or from an unrecorded Old English or Old Norse word from the root found in Dutch flos "plush" (17c.). Cf. the surname Flossmonger, attested 1314, which might represent a direct borrowing from Scandinavian or Low German. In "The Mill on the Floss" the word is the proper name of a fictitious river in the English Midlands.