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British Dictionary definitions for flaysome

flaysome

adjective
  1. Northern English dialect frightening
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Historical Examples

  • Martha was beginning to tell me of certain “flaysome” looks also, but I desired not to hear of them.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle

    Clement K. Shorter

  • Aw're forc't dray back a bit, at th' first, he glooart so flaysome.

  • Nay, its flaysome to think on, it maks me low spirited,—let's sup off an' be gooin—its as ill as th' deead haase is this.

    Seets I' Paris

    John Hartley