Definition of Flemished
1. flemish [v] - See also: flemish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flemished
flemished (current term)
Literary usage of Flemished
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"It is pushed. After this process the deck is laboriously swabbed. When dry, the running rigging is carefully "flemished" ..."
2. The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII. to by Henry Hallam (1876)
"... and increase to the strength and nature of laws, whereby not only that ancient happiness, freedom, will be much flemished (if not quite taken away), ..."
3. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"COLIN, of Amiens, a French portrait painter, who flemished in 1482, was commissioned to paint the portrait of Louis XI. His praises were sung by the poets ..."
4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"... boats lowered, yards squared, rigging hauled taut and ' flemished down,' and bright- work cleaned ; all of which work is daily gone through with aboard ..."
5. Commodore John Rodgers: Captain, Commodore, and Senior Officer of the by Charles Oscar Paullin (1909)
"... and the quarter-deck is always to be kept clear of clothes, lumber, and dirt; and the ropes flemished-coiled, or hung upon the pins. " 15. ..."
6. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"In the villages at the foot of the mountains are seen extraordinary necklaces made of brass wire coiled horizontally— flemished, in nautical language ..."
7. The Metropolitan (1833)
"Never were the decks better cleaned, never were the ropes more carefully flemished down ; the hammocks were stowed in their white cloths, ..."