Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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†FLATTERIN' FRIDAY, n.phr. See quot. and cf. flinchin Friday, s.v. Flench, v.1ne.Sc. 1881 W. Gregor Folk-lore 149:
A Friday with fine weather during a time of wet is called a “flatterin' Friday,” and is supposed to indicate a continuance of wet weather.
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