[flem-ish] /ˈflɛm ɪʃ/
of or relating to Flanders, its people, or their language.
pertaining to or designating the style of art, especially painting, as developed principally in Flanders and northern France during the 15th century, chiefly characterized by sharply delineated forms, naturalistic proportions, clear, usually cool colors, and the use of perspective.
the people of Flanders collectively; the Flemings.
the Dutch language as spoken in northern Belgium: one of the official languages of Belgium.
Abbreviation: Flem., Flem.
one of the two official languages of Belgium, almost identical in form with Dutch
(functioning as pl) the Flemish, the Flemings collectively
of, relating to, or characteristic of Flanders, the Flemings, or their language
early 14c., flemmysshe, probably from Old Frisian Flemische, or from Fleming + -ish.
noun, Masonry. 1. a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher. noun 1. a bond used in brickwork that has alternating stretchers and headers in each course, each header being placed centrally over a stretcher
- Flemish brabant
noun 1. a province of central Belgium, formed in 1995 from the N part of Brabant province: densely populated and intensively farmed, with large industrial centres. Pop: 1 031 904 (2004 est). Area: 2106 sq km (813 sq miles)
noun 1. one of a breed of large domestic rabbits of Belgian origin, having a solid gray, white, or black coat, and raised for its meat and fur.
[flens] /flɛns/ verb (used with object), flensed, flensing. 1. to strip the blubber or the skin from (a whale, seal, etc.). 2. to strip off (blubber or skin). /flɛns/ verb 1. (transitive) to strip (a whale, seal, etc) of (its blubber or skin) v. also flench, 1814, from Danish flense, perhaps from PIE root *(s)plei- […]