Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FLOBBY, adj. “Swollen up and hanging loose”; of clouds, large, heavy with rain (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 49). Also in n.Eng. dial.

[An echoic variant of Eng. flabby. Cf. O.Sc. flob, a soft lump, a.1568.]

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