Flemish horse
Flemish Flem"ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. -- n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster]

{Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

{Flemish beauty} (Bot.), a well known pear. It is one of few kinds which have a red color on one side.

{Flemish bond}. (Arch.) See {Bond}, n., 8.

{Flemish brick}, a hard yellow paving brick.

{Flemish coil}, a flat coil of rope with the end in the center and the turns lying against, without riding over, each other.

{Flemish eye} (Naut.), an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other.

{Flemish horse} (Naut.), an additional footrope at the end of a yard. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flemish horse — A flemish horse is a footrope on a square rigged sailing ship that is found at the extreme outer end of the yard. The main footrope runs along the whole length of the yard, but because of its length the angle upwards to where it is attached is… …   Wikipedia

  • flemish horse — noun Usage: usually capitalized F : a short footrope at the outer end of a yard on a ship see sail illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flemish — Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham. Nav.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish accounts — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish beauty — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish bond — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish brick — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish coil — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish eye — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equine; stallion, mare, colt, filly, foal, gelding; steed, mount; trotter, pacer, hackney; nag, hack, pony, charger, courser; dobbin, jennet; cavalry; sawhorse; bronco, mustang, cayuse; Arab. See… …   English dictionary for students

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