flew

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English[edit]

A bloodhound, a breed of dog known for having pronounced flews.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flew (plural flews)

  1. (chiefly plural) The thick, dangling upper lip of certain breeds of dog, or the canine equivalent of the upper lip.
    • 1994, Kellerman, Jonathan, Bad Love (Alex Delaware; 8):
      He petted the dog. 'These little guys are pretty expensive and this one looks like a good specimen.' He lifted a flew. 'Well cared for, too - these teeth have been scaled pretty recently and his ears are clean - these upright ears can be receptacles for all kinds of stuff ... anyway, what seems to be your problem with him?'
    • 2014, Forde, Melanie, “SIX — Goblins”, in Hillwilla: A Novel, Mountain Lake Press:
      During the recitation, Eltie remained on her haunches, as she looked into Ralph's eyes, pulled down an eyelid, flipped up a flew, felt around his ribcage.

Verb[edit]

flew

  1. simple past tense of fly

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

flew

  1. Soft mutation of blew.