the large, pendulous sides of the upper lip of certain dogs, as bloodhounds.
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How to use flews in a sentence
Then Finn turned to his mate and affectionately licked her low-hanging ears, flews, and dewlap.
It was for the sheer joy it brought him that he ran now with low-hanging flews, drinking in the scent he followed.
The brows are prominent; the flews very long—sometimes a couple of inches—and the nostrils large and well dilated.Sporting Dogs | Frank Townend Barton
Yesterday I'd ben willin to bet a 20-cent seegar that my gal, Maria, would 'er lep cross one of the flews of Haydies for me.The Bad Boy At Home | Walter T. Gray
Jan licked at it, cutting his deep flews as he did so on the uneven edges of the tin.
British Dictionary definitions for flews
the fleshy hanging upper lip of a bloodhound or similar dog
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