- either of two weedy scrophulariaceous annuals related to the toadflaxes, round-leaved fluellen (Kickxia spuria) and sharp-leaved fluellen (K. elatine)
- obsolete any of several speedwells, especially Veronica officinalis
C16: shortened from Welsh Ilysiau Llewelyn Llewelyn's flower
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Examples from the Web for fluellen
Anyhow, I reckon my wife wouldnt hear to it, said Mr. Fluellen hopelessly.
Yes, assented Mr. Fluellen, I reckon thats no more than fair.
I was willing that it should be extended for hours, but the little village of Fluellen was reached, and here we go ashore.Letters from Switzerland
Samuel Irenus Prime
Fluellen's affair with Pistol, we may be sure, was no rare but a representative case.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2
Thomas de Quincey
On his way downtown after breakfast, Mr. Birdseye met Mr. Fluellen coming out of his gate bound in the same direction.