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Re: Flummery?

Poster: marybeth lavrakas <Marybeth_Lavrakas@med.unc.edu>

(snip)  Well, my modern dictionary says:

"...Originally, a soft jelly made by straining boiled, slightly
oatmeal or flour."

Fin's post remind me that a good place to check might be the OED (Oxford
English Dictionary--great on defining many out-of-use words, with
sources/quotations sited.

 Kathryn Rous
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