[ flod-n ]
/ ˈflɒd n /
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a hill in NE England, in Northumberland county: the invading Scots were disastrously defeated here by the English, 1513.
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The inscription goes on in this way to tell how he fought at Flodden Field when he was seventy, 'nothyng hedyng his age.'Yorkshire Painted And Described|Gordon Home
The more eminent members are: Archibald, 2nd Earl, killed at the battle of Flodden, 1513.
I have the appetite but not the power; and, after all, it would hardly make up for Flodden.
Bannockburn is always the set-off to Flodden in popular estimation, and without it Flodden would be a sore subject.Scotch Wit and Humor|W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
The burly sutors who 'firmly stood' at Flodden when other 'pow'rful clans gave way'?The Heather-Moon|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for Flodden
/ (ˈflɒdən) /
a hill in Northumberland where invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513 and James IV of Scotland was killedAlso called: Flodden Field
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