from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variant of flake.
  • noun An obsolete variant of flake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A flake; a thread or twist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a flake; a thread or twist


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  • Take the fillet or a leg of pork, and cut it into dice work, with some of the fleak of the pork cut in the same form, season the meat with cloves, mace and pepper, a handful of sage fine minced, with a handful of salt; mingle all together, fill the guts and hang them in the air, and boil them when you spend them.

    The accomplisht cook or, The art & mystery of cookery Robert May


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