from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete variant of flay.
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A charge was inftantly founded by the fucceffor of the apoftles; the foldicrs waded to their knees in blood; and two hundred thoufand Chriftians are faid to have fallen by the fword: an incredible account, even if it be extended from the flaugh - ter of a day to the eighteen years of the reign of ApoUinaris.
Sir Nicholas Fcling, aftera general flaugh - ter and deroutc of the Englifh fubaltern officers and common foldiers.
To what motive fuch an unaccount - able procedure was to be attributed is hard to fay; howcfore the place, made a vigorous attack; but was repulfed „ ians a by Hamiicar, at the head of the garrifon, with grjpat flaugh -- blow in ter.