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flaysome

/ˈfleɪsəm/
adjective
1.
(Northern English, dialect) frightening
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  • Aw're forc't dray back a bit, at th' first, he glooart so flaysome.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • Martha was beginning to tell me of certain “flaysome” looks also, but I desired not to hear of them.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle Clement K. Shorter
  • Nay, its flaysome to think on, it maks me low spirited,—let's sup off an' be gooin—its as ill as th' deead haase is this.

    Seets I' Paris John Hartley

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