flakes (part of speech: noun)
blemishes (part of speech: verb)
sores, spoils, stains, disfigurements, warts, freckles, discolorations, distortions, specks, Mars, taints, deforms, imperfections, notches, discolors, scabs, fractures, scuffs, blisters, defacements, scrapes, damages, abrades, spots, splotches, abrasions, flaws, blots, hacks, hurts, defaces, holes, gashes, stigmata, deformities, cracks, faults, nicks, brands, scores, blotches, disfigures, slits, flecks, defects, kinks, pockmarks, eyesores, tarnishes, distorts, scratches, scars, rifts, impurities, blemishes, weals, drawbacks, marks, dots, checks, lesions
- Whitwell rose from the stump and brushed the clinging chips from his thighs. - "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
- The evening was chilly, so Dinah had lighted a small fire of chips, which flickered and made the room bright. - "Nine Little Goslings", Susan Coolidge.
- Chips and I have brought you a present. - "The Head Girl at the Gables", Angela Brazil.