Flawn
Flawn Flawn (fl[add]n), n. [OF. flaon, F. flan, LL. flado, fr. OHG. flado, G. fladen, a sort of pancake; cf. Gr. ? broad. See {Place}.] A sort of flat custard or pie. [Obs.] --Tusser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Flawn — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

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  • Thomas Flawn — VC (22 December 1857 19 January 1925) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.DetailsHe was 21 years old …   Wikipedia

  • Flann — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

  • Flanne — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

  • Flaonier — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

  • Flaune — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

  • Flaunier — This uncommon and intriguing name is of Old French and medieval English origin, and is a metonymic occupational surname for a maker of flawns, a kind of custard or pancake. The name derives from the Old French word flaon , introduced into English …   Surnames reference

  • Flong — Flong, n. [Of the same origin as flawn, flan, a metal disk.] (Stereotyping) A compressed mass of paper sheets, forming a matrix or mold for stereotype plates. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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