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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fleg, Fleig, v. [Etym. obscure. Cf. Fle v.3 Fley v. Common in later dialect.] tr. To frighten, scare. — 1600 Melvill 466.
When courtlie wolffes from Chrystes flok be flegged
1662 Crim. Trials III. 609.
The Lord fleigged the Feind with his holy candles

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