from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a flake; a thread or twist

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flake; a thread or twist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete variant of flake.
  • n. A variant of flake.


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  • Take the fillet or a leg of pork, and cut it into dice work, with some of the fleak of the pork cut in the same form, season the meat with cloves, mace and pepper, a handful of sage fine minced, with a handful of salt; mingle all together, fill the guts and hang them in the air, and boil them when you spend them.

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