Fleme
Fleme Fleme, v. t. [AS. fl[=e]man, fl[=y]man.] To banish; to drive out; to expel. [Obs.] ``Appetite flemeth discretion.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • fleme — s. m. [Brasil, Portugal: Trás os Montes] Flame …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • fleme — (Del prov. flecme). m. Veter. Instrumento de hierro con una lámina acerada, puntiaguda y cortante, que sirve para sangrar las bestias …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • fleme — (Del occitano ant. flecme < lat. vulgar fleutomus, alteración de phlebotomus < gr. phlebotomos < phleps, vena + temno, cortar.) ► sustantivo masculino VETERINARIA Instrumento puntiagudo y cortante que se usa para sangrar a los animales,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • fleme — v. a. == banish. RG. 562, 547; part. ‘yfloynd.’ RG. 328; ‘fleme.’ Wright’s L. P. p. 44; ‘flemed.’ Ritson’s AS. viii. 178. AS. flyman …   Oldest English Words

  • fleme — ˈflēm transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English flemen, from Old English flēman, flȳman, from flēam flight; akin to Old English flēon to flee more at flee archaic, chiefly Scotland : to drive away : banish …   Useful english dictionary

  • battre sa flème —    Courir le guilledou, aller dans les quartiers où la femme donne le plus.        Eh bien! puisque je suis en train de battre ma flème, je vais connaître cette maison.    LEMERCIER DE NEUVILLE …   Dictionnaire Érotique moderne

  • phlegmier — flemɪ adj. apathetic, indifferent; self composed, calm; phlegmatic, being full of phlegm (formerly believed to cause apathy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phlegmiest — flemɪ adj. apathetic, indifferent; self composed, calm; phlegmatic, being full of phlegm (formerly believed to cause apathy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phlegmy — flemɪ adj. apathetic, indifferent; self composed, calm; phlegmatic, being full of phlegm (formerly believed to cause apathy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flemme — [ flɛm ] n. f. • 1821; adj. « paresseux » v. 1795; it. flemma, de phlegma → flegme ♦ Fam. Grande paresse. ⇒ fainéantise, indolence ; fam. 2. cosse. Avoir la flemme, tirer sa flemme : paresser. ⇒ flemmarder. Avoir la flemme de faire qqch., ne pas… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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