from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See fleer.

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

  • verb See fleer.


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  • The Neopolitane carrieth the bloudiest wreakfull minde, and is the most secrete flearing murderer. Whereupon it is growne to a common prouerb, He giue him the Neapolitan shrug, when one meanes to play the villaine, and makes no boast of it.

    - Thomas Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller, 1594

    April 14, 2010

  • Little's changed :-(

    April 14, 2010