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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fleech.


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  • The Papist threatened us with Purgatory, and fleeched us with pardons — the Protestant mints at us with his sword, and cuttles us with the liberty of conscience; but never a one of either says, ‘Peter, there is your penny.’

    The Abbot

  • For your wheedling flum, till it fleeched my self from me.


  • But there were two old ladies that never stopped away, though one of them always declared "Master Davie had fleeched her last bawbee out o 'her pouch;" and the other generally had her little whimper about Davie

    Winter Evening Tales

  • They sat down with a pleasant content that soon broadened into mirth and laughter, as Jamie Logan began to tell and to show how the peddler lad had fleeched and flethered the fisher wives out of their bawbees; adding at the last "that he could not come within sight of their fine words, they were that civil to him."

    A Knight of the Nets


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