from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete variant of flay.


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  • A charge was inftantly founded by the fucceffor of the apoftles; the foldicrs waded to their knees in blood; and two hundred thoufand Chriftians are faid to have fallen by the fword: an incredible account, even if it be extended from the flaugh - ter of a day to the eighteen years of the reign of ApoUinaris.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1788

  • Sir Nicholas Fcling, aftera general flaugh - ter and deroutc of the Englifh fubaltern officers and common foldiers.

    Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis 1786

  • To what motive fuch an unaccount - able procedure was to be attributed is hard to fay; howcfore the place, made a vigorous attack; but was repulfed „ ians a by Hamiicar, at the head of the garrifon, with grjpat flaugh -- blow in ter.

    An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time 1780


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