from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A knave, especially one who tries to appear as a gentleman.


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  • Also slowly ploughing my way through the "flashman" novels.

    Army Rumour Service

  • "But they're putting the power in my hands, flashman, and I can choose whoever I wish."


  • Thanks for this blog about flashman, I am a massive fan of these books and am trying to spread the word to everyone else so they may enjoy them too!

    Introduction to Flashman

  • By the time they succeeded in breaking free of the flashman, Cardenas was tucked into a cruiser and humming swiftly away from the site.

    The Mocking Program

  • From Eng. felon & Mex. slangfeon, an ugly sucker feral (a) -an unregistered resident of the nether regions of the Strip flashman-a PR specialist.

    The Mocking Program

  • The medico flashman who intercepted him in the fourteenth-floor hallway informed him that the sergeant was still in surgery.

    The Mocking Program

  • Do not under any circumstances put yourself in any line of work that involves personal danger (read flashman for tips) that would completely fc*k the plan, finally at the 15 year point when you are RSM retire to the cotswolds, with a lifetime of memories, money in the bank, but remember through it all tell no one.

    Army Rumour Service

  • So Bond is bullish in the belief that we don't need to borrow to grow and we can pay off debt and still grow. flashman - Firstly I doubt if it's a recovery.

    House Price Crash News Blog

  • The quoll is under threat from cane toads Photo: susan flashman - Fotolia news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • flashman, george macdonald fraser, memorials comments:

    RIP George MacDonald Fraser


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