flow moss
Flow Flow, n. 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood. [1913 Webster]

2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words. [1913 Webster]

3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream. [1913 Webster]

The feast of reason and the flow of soul. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See {Ebb and flow}, under {Ebb}. [1913 Webster]

5. A low-lying piece of watery land; -- called also {flow moss} and {flow bog}. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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