Definition of Flisky
1. skittish [adj FLISKIER, FLISKIEST] - See also: skittish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flisky
flisky (current term)
Literary usage of Flisky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"She's a rare flisky jade." FLIT, to remove from one habitation to another. Su.-Got. fli/ttn. Dan. flytte. Swed. ..."
2. A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases by Job Lowsley, Barzillai Lowsley (1888)
"flisky [flisk'i], adj. small, minute; as 'flisky rain,' ie fine rain. —Wise, New Forest. Flitch, [flieh], sb. a plank cut from the middle of a tree. ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"... flisky " rain they call it, loose outriders of the storm, spurning the soft ice, as they dashed by, and lashing the woodman's windows. ..."
4. Epistolæ Ho-Elianæ: The Familiar Letters of James Howell by James Howell, Agnes Repplier (1907)
"... keeper of the grave of the Christian God, Lord of the Tree of Life and of the river flisky, prior of the Earthly Paradise, conqueror of the Macedonians, ..."