Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
from 1976 supplement
FLEUK, n.1 2. Add: fluke-bag, a bag for holding a catch of flounders; fluke fou, a spear for catching flounders in sand. See Fow, n., 1.; fluke-treading, a method of catching flounders by treading on wet sand and causing them to rise. See Tread, v., B.
Dmf. 1899 Border Mag. (Oct.) 200:
He next provides himself with a “fluke-bag” and “fluke fou;” the latter a three-pronged spear with which to impale the flounders. . . . This happened on an excursion that three of us made away down the river “fluke-treading.”
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