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  • v. Present participle of fleech.

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Examples

  • “Haud your tongue for a fause fleeching loon!” said the king, but with a smile on his face that showed the flattery had done its part.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • At fair or at preaching, nae wooing, nae fleeching [15] --

    Northumberland Yesterday and To-day

  • She's daft about that long, false, fleeching beggar of a father of hers, and red-mad about the Gregara, and proscribed names, and King James, and a wheen blethers.

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • At fair or at preaching, nae wooing, nae fleeching—

    Lament for Flodden

  • "You are a fleeching, flattering laddie," she answered; but she stroked and fingered the gay kerchief, while Christina made her observe how bright were the colours of it, and how neatly the soft folds fell around her.

    A Knight of the Nets

  • She wanted to go to Melbourne, but the master would not hear of it; and not all her fleeching, nor her tears, nor three days 'sulks, in which she would not open her mouth to him, would make him give in to that.

    Mr. Hogarth's Will

  • At fair, or at preaching, nae wooing, nae fleeching --

    Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Complete

  • I listened -- and I listened -- and I better listened -- and still the sound of the argle-bargling became more distinct, now in a fleeching way, and now in harsh angry tones, as if some quarrelsome disagreement had taken place.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • "Haud your tongue for a fause fleeching loon!" said the king, but with

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Bethseda, like a foul-mouthed, fleeching, feather-headed fule as he is!

    St. Ronan's Well

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