Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sort of flat custard or pie.
- n. Obsolete form of flan.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A sort of flat custard or pie.
“In addition to the fish-soup, they had wine-soup, water-soup, ale-soup; and the flawn is reinforced by the froise.”
“Thus your crew can keep their galley, you can build yourself a new one in your roundhouse, the officers can use the quarterdeck one, and Alexander will turn into something like a ship rather than a slaver, ye fat flawn!”
“And whoever this ghastly genteel apparition was, I know a killing gentleman when I meet one; everything about this oily fat flawn - his dandy elobber, his polite irony, the leer in his voice when he spoke to Annette - suggested a graduate of the Starnberg-Ignatieff school, and probably all the more vicious for being a flabby cripple.”
“I knew that fat fucken flawn Sinclair had your tools, so as soon as the court rose I took him by the collar and told him I had an informer willing to give evidence that he’d stolen a chest of tools belonging to the convict Richard Morgan.”
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