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 for Flour
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flour \Flour\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Floured; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To grind and bolt; to convert into flour; as, to flour
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To sprinkle with flour.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flour \Flour\ (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e.,
     the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour,
     Icel. fl["u]r flower, flour. See Flower.]
     The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain;
     especially, the finer part of meal separated by bolting;
     hence, the fine and soft powder of any substance; as, flour
     of emery; flour of mustard.
     [1913 Webster]
     Flour bolt, in milling, a gauze-covered, revolving,
        cylindrical frame or reel, for sifting the flour from the
        refuse contained in the meal yielded by the stones.
     Flour box a tin box for scattering flour; a dredging box.
     Flour dredge or Flour dredger, a flour box.
     Flour dresser, a mashine for sorting and distributing flour
        according to grades of fineness.
     Flour mill, a mill for grinding and sifting flour.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the
           meal of a cereal grain
      v 1: cover with flour; "flour fish or meat before frying it"
      2: convert grain into flour

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "flour":
     abrade, air pollution, alabaster, atomize, attritus, beat,
     besprinkle, bran, bray, bread, brecciate, chalk, comminute,
     contriturate, cosmic dust, crumb, crumble, crush, disintegrate,
     dot, dredge, driven snow, dust, dust ball, efflorescence, fallout,
     farina, filings, fleece, foam, fragment, grain, granulate,
     granulize, grate, grind, grind to powder, grits, groats, ivory,
     kittens, levigate, lily, lint, maggot, mash, meal, milk, mill,
     paper, pearl, pepper, pestle, pound, powder, pulverize, pussies,
     raspings, reduce to powder, sawdust, scrunch, shard, sheet, shred,
     silver, smash, smut, snow, soot, spatter, speck, speckle, splatter,
     spot, sprinkle, squash, stud, swan, triturate

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Grain reduced to the form of meal is spoken of in the time of
     Abraham (Gen. 18:6). As baking was a daily necessity, grain was
     also ground daily at the mills (Jer. 25:10). The flour mingled
     with water was kneaded in kneading-troughs, and sometimes leaven
     (Ex. 12:34) was added and sometimes omitted (Gen. 19:3). The
     dough was then formed into thin cakes nine or ten inches in
     diameter and baked in the oven.
       Fine flour was offered by the poor as a sin-offering (Lev.
     5:11-13), and also in connection with other sacrifices (Num.
     15:3-12; 28:7-29).

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