fleecy

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, like, or covered with a fleece.

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Usage examples "fleecy":

  1. A shrapnel burst above them, and as its fleecy white cloud unrolled there were two more bursts, one immediately below, which carried away the parachute, the other about eighty yards to the left. - "With Haig on the Somme", D. H. Parry.
  2. The roar of the river seemed to have sunk to a lower tone that night, and save for its dull reverberations there was deep silence among the pines across which the fleecy mists were drifting. - "Delilah of the Snows", Harold Bindloss.
  3. After the weather had cleared, the decks dried, and the sun- beams, warming, without scorching, glanced through fleecy clouds, the greater number of the passengers remained in the cabin below, whence, the windows being small and high, there was literally nothing to be seen. - "Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay", Miss Emma Roberts.