\ ˈfleg \

Definition of fleg

 (Entry 1 of 4)

Scottish
: to scare out : frighten

fleg

noun (1)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of fleg (Entry 2 of 4)

Scottish
: fright, scare got a fleg and was ready to jump out of my skin— Sir Walter Scott

fleg

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of fleg (Entry 3 of 4)

Scottish
: blow especially : kick fortune gave him many a fleg
\ " \
flegged; flegged; flegging; flegs

Definition of fleg (Entry 4 of 4)

Scottish
: to rush around or away : flee

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History and Etymology for fleg

Transitive verb

probably alteration of fley

Noun (2)

origin unknown

Intransitive verb

origin unknown

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“Fleg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleg. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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