Flem"ish (?), a.

Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings.



The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders.

Flemish accounts Naut., short or deficient accounts. [Humorous]Ham. Nav. Encyc. -- Flemish beauty Bot., a well known pear. It is one of few kinds which have a red color on one side. -- Flemish bond. Arch. See Bond, n., 8. -- Flemish brick, a hard yellow paving brick. -- Flemish coil, a flat coil of rope with the end in the center and the turns lying against, without riding over, each other. -- Flemish eye Naut., an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other. -- Flemish horse Naut., an additional footrope at the end of a yard.


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