Flown Flown, p. p. of {Fly}; -- often used with the auxiliary verb to be; as, the birds are flown. [1913 Webster]

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  • Flown — Flown, a. Flushed, inflated. Note: [Supposed by some to be a mistake for blown or swoln.] Pope. [1913 Webster] Then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flown — flown1 [flōn] vi., vt. pp. of FLY1: sometimes used to form hyphenated adjectives [far flown, high flown] flown2 [flōn] adj. [obs. pp. of FLOW] filled too full …   English World dictionary

  • flown — index truant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flown — [fləun US floun] v the past participle of ↑fly 1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flown — the past participle of fly1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flown — pp. of FLY (Cf. fly) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Flown — Fly Fly (fl[imac]), v. i. [imp. {Flew} (fl[=u]); p. p. {Flown} (fl[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flying}.] [OE. fleen, fleen, fleyen, flegen, AS. fle[ o]gan; akin to D. vliegen, OHG. fliogan, G. fliegen, Icel. flj[=u]ga, Sw. flyga, Dan. flyve, Goth. us …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flown — flown1 /flohn/, v. a pp. of fly1. flown2 /flohn/, adj. 1. decorated with colors that have been fluidly blended: flown ceramic ware. 2. Archaic. filled to excess. [ME flowen; ptp. of FLOW] * * * …   Universalium

  • flown — [[t]flo͟ʊn[/t]] Flown is the past participle of fly …   English dictionary

  • flown — I [[t]floʊn[/t]] v. a pp. of fly I II flown [[t]floʊn[/t]] adj. archaic filled to excess • Etymology: ME flōwen; ptp. of flow …   From formal English to slang

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