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.

(Flench) v. t. Same as Flence.

(Flense) v. t. [Cf. Dan. flense, D. vlensen, vlenzen, Scot. flinch.] To strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.

the flensed carcass of a fur seal.
U. S. Census

(Flesh) n. [OE. flesch, flesc, AS. flsc; akin to OFries. flask, D. vleesch, OS. flsk, OHG. fleisc, G. fleisch, Icel. & Dan. flesk lard, bacon, pork, Sw. fläsk.]

1. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles.

In composition it is mainly albuminous, but contains in adition a large number of crystalline bodies, such as creatin, xanthin, hypoxanthin, carnin, etc. It is also rich in phosphate of potash.

2. Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish.

With roasted flesh, or milk, and wastel bread.

3. The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person.

As if this flesh, which walls about our life,
Were brass impregnable.

4. The human eace; mankind; humanity.

All flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
Gen. vi. 12.

5. Human nature: (a) In a good sense, tenderness of feeling; gentleness.

There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart.

(b) In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality. (c) (Theol.) The character under the influence of animal propensities or selfish passions; the soul unmoved by spiritual influences.

6. Kindred; stock; race.

He is our brother and our flesh.
Gen. xxxvii. 27.

7. The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten.

Flesh is often used adjectively or self-explaining compounds; as, flesh broth or flesh-broth; flesh brush or fleshbrush; flesh tint or flesh-tint; flesh wound.

(Flem"ing) n. A native or inhabitant of Flanders.

(Flem"ish) a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings.n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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