fley

fley

[fley]
verb, fleyed, fleying. Chiefly Scot.
to frighten; terrify.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English flaien, fleien, Old English -flīgan (in ā-flȳgan); cognate with Old Norse fleygia to cause to fly. Cf. fly1

fleyedly [fley-id-lee] , adverb
fleyedness, noun
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fley or flay (fleɪ)
 
vb
1.  to be afraid or cause to be afraid
2.  (tr) to frighten away; scare
 
[Old English āflēgan to put to flight; related to Old Norse fleygja]
 
flay or flay
 
vb
 
[Old English āflēgan to put to flight; related to Old Norse fleygja]

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