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flews

[ flooz ]
/ fluz /
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plural noun
the large, pendulous sides of the upper lip of certain dogs, as bloodhounds.
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Origin of flews

First recorded in 1565–75; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for flews

flews
/ (fluːz) /

pl n
the fleshy hanging upper lip of a bloodhound or similar dog

Word Origin for flews

C16: of unknown origin
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