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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Flaw, n.2 [e.m.E. flawe (1526), prob. a. MDu. vlage (Du. vlaag), LG. vlage, Norw. & Sw. flaga.] A blast or squall of wind. — 1513 Doug. vii. Prol. 49.
Flaggis of fire, and mony felloun flawe
1535 Stewart 15477.
Winter approchand wes … With fell flawis and mony bitter blast Of frost and snaw

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