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soap flakes

noun
1.
small flakes or chips of soap commercially produced and packaged for washing laundry, dishes, etc.
Also called soap chips.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism
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Examples from the web for soap flakes
  • Corduroy found a box of white soap flakes and thought it was snow.
  • He accidentally tipped over the box and was covered with soap flakes.
  • Use fingerpaint or make your own by mixing soap flakes in a bowl with a small amount of water.
  • It can have the appearance of white soap flakes when floating on the water surface.
  • Use soap flakes and borax or washing soda and borax instead of detergent.

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