- From flay + -some. (Wiktionary)
“Martha was beginning to tell me of certain "flaysome" looks also, but I desired not to hear of them.”
“Churstmas, flinging t 'precious gifts o' God under fooit i 'yer flaysome rages!”
“Niver, -- he did goa to th 'door one day when Hiram's little lass went to borrow th' looaf tins, but shoo wor soa freetened, wol shoo ran hooam, an 'her mother says shoo believes shoo's gooin to have soor een; mun, he's flaysome to luk at, an' th 'child has niver been like hersen sin, an' shoo connot sleep ov a neet for dreamin abaat it.”
“It's fair flaysome that ye let 'em go on this gait.”
“There's nobbut t 'missis, and shoo'll not oppen't an ye mak yer flaysome dins till neeght.”
“Gooid-for-naught madling! ye desarve pining fro 'this to Churstmas, flinging t' precious gifts o 'God under fooit i' yer flaysome rages!”
“It's bonny behaviour, lurking amang t 'fields after twelve o' t 'night wi' that fahl, flaysome divil of a gipsy,”
“It's yon flaysome, graceless quean that's witched our lad wi 'her bold een and her forrard ways, till -- -- Nay, it fair brusts my heart!”
“It's bonny behaviour, lurking amang t 'fields, after twelve o' t 'night, wi' that fahl, flaysome divil of a gipsy, Heathcliff!”
“It's yon flaysome, graceless quean, that's witched our lad, wi 'her bold een and her forrard ways -- till -- Nay! it fair brusts my heart!”
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