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 Fle’ance (2 syl.).Flecknoe (Richard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flèche.
 
Faire flèche de tout bois. To turn every event into a cause of censure. To make whatever wood falls in your path an arrow to discharge at your adversary.   1
 


 Fle’ance (2 syl.).Flecknoe (Richard). 

 
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