A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Flaw, n.1 [ME. flaw (a 1400). Cf. next.] A flash of fire or lightning. — Of fyre-flaucht sic flawis fleand That it signified the se birnand; Troy-bk. ii. 1711.
Sternys in the ayre fleand Wes sene, as flawys off fyre brynnand; Wynt. vi. 78.
Hir crownel … Infyrit all of byrnand flawys schane; Doug. vii. i. 112.

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