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fluff

soft light particles, such as the down or nap of cotton or wool
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Dorothy and Polly loved the Princess Fluff the moment they saw her, and little King Bud was so frank and boyish that Button-Bright accepted him as a chum at once and did not want him to go away.
They looked earnestly to discover whom this queen might be, and saw advancing up the room an exquisite wax doll dressed in dainty fluffs and ruffles and spangled gown.
They had made a beautiful nest by pulling two big leaves together and stitching them up the edges with fibers, and had filled the hollow with cotton and downy fluff. The nest swayed to and fro, as they sat on the rim and cried.
"Well," said Rikki-tikki, and his tail began to fluff up again, "marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?"
Rikki-tikki liked it immensely, and when it was finished he went out into the veranda and sat in the sunshine and fluffed up his fur to make it dry to the roots.
"Is that the dress you're going to wear tonight?" asked Gilbert, looking down at the fluffs and frills.
"And if in other days and hours, Mid other fluffs and other flowers, The choice were given me how to dine
With his typical face, clean shaven on lip and chin, with a firm mouth, a strong jaw, a steady eye, and two little white fluffs of whiskers, he could never be taken for anything but what he was, a high-class British medical consultant of the age of fifty, or perhaps just a year or two older.
I just love your hair fluffed out like that," she finished with a satisfied gaze.
Over the pool three cottonwoods sent their scurvy fluffs fluttering down the quiet air.
Down through the perfume-weighted air fluttered the snowy fluffs of the cottonwoods.
"If fluff is allowed to build up, the heat from the dryer can cause it to catch fire."