Definition of Flews

1. n. pl. The pendulous or overhanging lateral parts of the upper lip of dogs, especially prominent in hounds; -- called also chaps. See Illust. of Bloodhound.



Definition of Flews

1. Noun. The pendulous flaps of skin hanging from the side of the lips of certain dogs, especially hounds. ¹

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Definition of Flews

1. flew [n] - See also: flew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flews

fleur-de-lys
fleur-de-lysed
fleur de sel
fleuret
fleurets
fleuron
fleurons
fleurs
fleurs-de-lis
fleurs de sel
fleury
flew
flew the coop
flew the nest
flewed
flews (current term)
flex
flex one's muscles
flexagon
flexagons
flexanimous
flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives
flexed
flexes
flexi-time
flexibilitas cerea
flexibilities

Literary usage of Flews

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1. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1862)
"The bond was in the sum of 2000?., and contained the following clause :—" Whereas it was lately agreed '•v and between the said John flews and Edmund ..."

2. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"... his ears exceeding large, thin, and down-hanging, much lower than his chaps, and the flews of his upper lips almost two inches lower than his nether ..."

3. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1905)
"flews of the Services, Dr. Roger P. Ames, USA, granted one month's leave. Medical Inspector F. Anderson, USN, ordered to the Washington Marine Barracks. ..."

4. Ohio Legal News (1896)
"... flews. A Weekly I..—.u Paper Published by THE LANING PRINTING CO., NORWALK. OHIO. i .M гы> ВТ - . ... flews ..."

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