Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete dialectal (Scotch) variant of flood.

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  • verb nonstandard Simple past tense and past participle of flee.

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Examples

  • Anyway, the security at the border was pretty tight after he fleed (I believe he also threw spare rolls of toilet paper out the window before he jumped, to help cushion his fall), and everyone had to submit thumbprints via an electronic reader, ostensibly to check against the thumbprints of Mas Selamat that Singapore had on record.

    2009 December — Fusion Despatches

  • However had he not fleed and stayed away this would already be handled.

    Polanski Victim: Judge the movie, not the man

  • Anyway, the security at the border was pretty tight after he fleed (I believe he also threw spare rolls of toilet paper out the window before he jumped, to help cushion his fall), and everyone had to submit thumbprints via an electronic reader, ostensibly to check against the thumbprints of Mas Selamat that Singapore had on record.

    Border crossings: Peter Watts and Singapore — Fusion Despatches

  • A big blood-shedfighting between them and many Kokang Chinesecitizens fleed to China, also Mr. Phon and brothers fleed.

    Conflict Between Kokang vs Junta at China-Burma Boarder Area

  • This could be where we lose the independent voter - and those that fleed the Repug Party looking for defense of the US Constitution.

    Why Obama's Support For FISA Cave-In Is Such A Downer

  • They also say his sister might have helped Clemmons escape from Lakewood, Washington, the scene of the bloodbath, and fleed about 70 miles to Seattle.

    CNN Transcript Dec 1, 2009

  • He's also hearing from people who have fleed (sic) to nearby Armenia.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2008

  • Getty Images A girl wept in a car as residents fleed from Gori, Georgia, Wednesday.

    Russians Advance; Residents Flee

  • How many Japanese fleed their home country and ran around the mountains of other countries to avoid the US?

    Great Speech

  • He replied, "Let the people go to their prayers; I neither can, nor will preach this day, for our friends are fallen and fleed before the enemy; they are hagging and hacking them down, and their blood is running like water."

    Sketches of the Covenanters

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