Flowk

  • 1 Flowk — (? or ?), n. (Zo[ o]l.) See 1st {Fluke}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 flowk — obs. Sc. form of fluke …

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  • 3 flowk — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 4 flowk — n. Fluke, flounder, turbot (Platessa flesus or maximus) …

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  • 5 fish quotations — an arbitrary selection follows and also includes proverbs, rhymes, fragments of show tunes, and ditties (as Q lacks piscine entries). Some other proverbs appear in the letter files: 1 Anaximander says that men were first produced in fishes, and… …

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  • 6 Distoma lanceolatum — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 7 Fasciola hepatica — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 8 fleuk — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 9 flook — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 10 Fluke — (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any American… …

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  • 11 Paralicthys dentatus — Fluke Fluke (fl[=u]k or fl[=oo]k), n. [Cf. AS. fl[=o]c a kind of flatfish, Icel. fl[=o]ki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The European flounder. See {Flounder}. [Written also {fleuk}, {flook}, and {flowk}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …

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  • 12 fluke — n. 1. Anchor flake, grappling flap. 2. Tail flap (of a whale). 3. Flounder, turbot, flowk (Platessa flesus or maximus). 4. Lucky stroke, stroke of luck (primarily, at billiards). 5. Fluke worm, liver worm, gourd worm (Distoma hepaticum) …

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  • 13 flounder — I. v. n. Struggle (as an animal in the mire), toss, tumble, wallow, flounce, toss about. II. n. Flowk, fluke, turbot (Pleuronectes or Platessa flesus) …

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