verb (used with object)
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Origin of flay
OTHER WORDS FROM flayflay·er, nounun·flayed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for flaying
We want our primal fill like the Romans forcing some standard-stealing barbarian on a flaying parade.
If he talks of 'flaying the sacrifice,' of leaving sense behind, of Epopteia, this is but the parlance of his school.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
We have consumed two hours in the task of flaying and cutting up the sambhur.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
He had been too long accustomed to the process of flaying young men to care very much whether it hurt them or not.A Widow's Tale and Other Stories|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant