Scottish : with limbs outstretched : spread-eagled

Word History


Scots flocht flutter, bustle, excitement (from Middle English—Scots—flocht) + braid (broad); Middle English (Scots) flocht probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flōtti flight (running away)

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“Flauchtbred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flauchtbred. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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