flother

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

flother (countable and uncountable, plural flothers)

  1. (obsolete) A snowflake.
  2. (obsolete, Lancashire) Nonsensical talk. [1][2]
  3. (obsolete, Cumberland) A miry bog. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dialect of South Lancashire, or Tim Bobbin's Tummus and Meary, revised and corrected, with his rhymes, and an enlarged glossary. of words and phrases, chiefly used by the rural population of the manufacturing districts of South Lancashire. Samuel Bamford. John Heywood, Printer, Heywood, 1850.
  2. ^ A Glossary of the Dialect of the Hundred of Lonsdale: North and South of the Sands in the County of Lancaster, Together with an Essay On Some Leading Characteristics of the Dialects Spoken in the Six Northern Counties of England (ancient Northumbria). Robert Backhouse Peacock, ed J.C. Atkinson, Philological Society. Asher & Co, London, 1850.
  3. ^ A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Cumberland. William Dickinson. Callander & Dixon, Whitehaven; John Russell Smith, London: 1859.