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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Flesch-cruik, Flesche-cruke, n. Also: flech cruik, fleshcrook. [ME. fleschcroke (1465).] A flesh-hook. 1562 Edinb. B. Deeds 62 b.
Ane irne chimlay with cruke, rakkis, tayingis, speit, flesche cruke
1568 Lanark B. Rec. 42.
George pullit ouip ane flesch cruik and thair straik the said Johne Faucht
1610 Edinb. Test. XLVI. 122.
Ane flesche cruik, ane tosting irne
1674 Ib. LXXV. 13.
Ane brander, tosting iron, and flech cruik

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