- n. One who flenses (cuts blubber from a whale carcass)
- From Danish flense or Dutch vlensen. (Wiktionary)
“The problem of how best to help needy Americans now is completely separate from the problem of how best to get the economy to create jobs again. flenser Says:”
“The irony is that the GOP, the party of the poor, supports tax cuts for the Democrats core constituency – the rich. flenser Says:”
“He was in for stabbing two men in a bar fight, and he worked as a flenser at the whaling station for a year and a half.”
“Lord Steel had not taken his name casually: steel, the most modern of metals; steel, that takes the sharpest edge and never loses it; steel, that can glow red hot, and yet not fail; steel, the blade that cuts for the flenser.”
“On January 19th, 2010 at 3: 13 pm, flenser and Socky are exactly correct.”
“To whom it may concern, flenser will not be part of the outreach committee nor will flenser have a role in the public relations department.”
“Still smoking that awesomeness Drew, Purple Avenger, flenser?”
“If we wanted a President who was hooked on heroin, that would still be none of Canadas business. flenser on September 12, 2008 at 10: 23 PM”
“I might well (gag) vote for the McCain-Palin ticket. flenser on September 12, 2008 at 10: 51 PM hmm. wise_man on September 12, 2008 at”
“If we wanted a President who was hooked on heroin, that would still be none of Canada's business. flenser on September 12, 2008 at 10: 23 PM”
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