from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A corrupt obsolete form of fleam.
- n. See fleam, phlegm.
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Vous allez voir mon flegme legendaire, mon incontestable charisme, ma Bishottitude (trad: Attitude de beau gosse)
Mais vous n'avez pas le flegme de Cali, le style de Olivia du collège de m6, la ruse du fennec, le flamahu…
The same, or boiled with honied water or sugar, doth scoure and clense the brest, ripeneth and bringeth foorth tough and clammie flegme.
Now let's give cold white sister flegme her right,
“Whensoever there is need of a rarefying or extenuating of tough flegme or viscous humours troubling the chest, -- the decoction or juice hereof made up with sugar or honey is availeable, as also to clense and purge the body both upwards and downwards sometimes, of tough flegme, and clammy humours, notwithstanding that these qualities are found to bee in it, there are but few physitions in our times that put it to these uses, but it is in a manner wholly neglected.”
[Footnote 43: "Some hold it for a singular remedie against the gowte (gout), to chaw every morning the leaves of Petum (tobacco), because it voideth great quantitie of flegme out at the mouth, hindering the same from falling upon the joints, which is the very cause of the gowte."
-- “Boiled in water, or wine, and drunken doth cut and consume the thicke toughnesse of grosse, and slimie flegme, and naughtie humours.