Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See fleem.
  • noun See fleam.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To banish; to drive out; to expel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete One who is banished; an exile; outcast; fugitive.
  • verb obsolete To drive away, chase off; to banish.

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old English flīema ("fugitive, exile, outlaw").

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English flemen, from Old English flȳman, flīeman ("to put to flight, drive away, banish"), from flēam ("flight").

Examples

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  • Run away!

    May 15, 2018