Definition of Floush
1. flouse [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: flouse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Floush
Literary usage of Floush
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Mouse [flous], v. to dabble, splash, play in the water; said of children, ducks, &c. splashing in the water.—Wise. floush hole ..."
2. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms by William Holloway (1840)
"floush-HOLE, s. A hole which receives the waste water from a mill-pond, ... Hants. West Suss. FLOURISH, adj. Light in carriage. North. To floush, vn ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"Flo n sh-hole [floush-hoal], a hole that receives the waste water from a mill-pond, and into which it flows with groat violence. ..."
4. The Southern Business Directory and General Commercial Advertiser by John Paul Campbell (1854)
"... RL Cook, book and hat merchant; Mark A. Cooper, iron house; J. floush, general merchant; Attorneys at law, WH Stansell <fe Martin, DJ Johnson, Win. ..."