Flawed
Flaw Flaw, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flawed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flawing}.] 1. To crack; to make flaws in. [1913 Webster]

The brazen caldrons with the frosts are flawed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To break; to violate; to make of no effect. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

France hath flawed the league. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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