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  • Four of these were completely or partially controlled by the flouse of Morgan, and two others by the bankers Kuhn, Loeb, and Company.

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  • "n. also flaus, flosh, flowse. Of a vessel, to come down heavily in a running sea; to thrash about in the water (while swimming).

    1924 ENGLAND 221–222 Such wind an' rain, me sons! Dere was no let-up, an' no driet {clearing up{ in de wedder, a week on end. De schooner flaus down in de trock o' de sea, like she goin' to de bottom, evvery minute."

    Also, "Splash. See also flicy. 1924 ENGLAND 249–250 My darlin' man, such a muckery, Flaus, evveryt'ing was goin'."
    Dictionary of Newfoundland English

    January 27, 2009