from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wave.
  • v. simple past of flite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wave.
  • transitive v. To fleet; to skim.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A variant of fleet, 1.
  • n. A Middle English form of float.


Compare French flot, Latin fluctus; also compare float (noun). (Wiktionary)


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