from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colloquial variant of fluster.
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But now my lady is below, there's no need, to be sure, to be nervous, so we may take the thing quietly, without being in a flustrum.
"Then away with them this minute to Beaumont Park," said the woman; "for here's Madam Beaumont's man, Martin, called _in a flustrum_ while you was away, to say madam must have the nicest of our fish, whatsomever it might be, and a john-doree, if it could be had for love or money, for