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  • n. Plural form of flayer.


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  • “If you mean those who travel with the better filled purses,” answered the Scot, “I am none of the number, and will rather stand my chance of your flayers on the highway, than of your flayers in the hostelrie.”

    Quentin Durward

  • She gifted the algorithmists their hyper-space minds which cut through everything in between, and without Wilma, what chance did the tomato flayers stand?

    The World Here

  • You mean the same githyanki that are the sworn enemies of the mind flayers?

    The nerd circle is unbroken

  • Hides passed through several layers of the traditional system of middlemen; flayers received no differential price for higher-quality hides.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • Working usually in pairs, flayers moved from village to village.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • Flinching with the victims as they were fed into the hoppers of slowly turning mills, wincing at the unbelievable acts of the boilers, the beaters, the scourgers, the flayers, suffering themselves every possible and many apparently impossible nightmares of slow and hideous torture -- with clenched fists and locked teeth, with sweating foreheads over white and straining faces, Kinnison and vanBuskirk stayed.

    Galactic Patrol

  • Arrived at the _dâk_ bungalow the tiger's carcase was lowered to the ground and given over to the knives of the flayers summoned from the

    The Jungle Girl

  • All you got to do is to take the horses to the flayers, to chop up the waggons for kindlin 'wood, an' to get a stout, strong bit o 'rope for yourself.

    The Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann Volume II

  • As lord of the marches and guardian of an exposed country-side, there was little rest for him even in times of so-called peace, and his whole life was spent in raids and outfalls upon the Brabanters, late-comers, flayers free companions, and roving archers who wandered over his province.

    The White Company

  • Know then that though there may be peace between our own provinces and the French, yet within the marches of France there is always war, for the country is much divided against itself, and is furthermore harried by bands of flayers, skinners, Brabacons, tardvenus, and the rest of them.

    The White Company


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