She reached forward for a croissant and bit into it, almost groaning at the buttery, flaky, airy bread.
She composed herself and psyched herself up for a day of shopping, awkward questions about Rhyn, and flaky friends.
Toby would make an awesome older brother, she realized, unlike her flaky sister.
The finest or flaky manna appears to have been allowed to harden on the stem.
Formerly only what exuded spontaneously was gathered; this was often of a brownish colour; but now the flow of the gum is aided by incisions cut near the root, and the product is the fine, white, flaky variety so much valued in commerce.