Found 2 items, similar to Flemish.
English → English
adj : of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or
culture; “the Flemish population of Belgium”
n 1: an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and
2: one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to
Dutch [syn: Flemish dialect
English → English
Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. -- n. The language
or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the
people of Flanders.
(Naut.), short or deficient accounts.
[Humorous] --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
(Bot.), a well known pear. It is one of few
kinds which have a red color on one side.
. (Arch.) See Bond
, n., 8.
, a hard yellow paving brick.
, a flat coil of rope with the end in the
center and the turns lying against, without riding over,
(Naut.), an eye formed at the end of a rope by
dividing the strands and lying them over each other.
(Naut.), an additional footrope at the end of
, n.; pl. Germans
[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis
1. A native or one of the people of Germany.
2. The German language.
(a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding
in capriciosly involved figures.
(b) A social party at which the german is danced.
, the Teutonic dialect of Upper or Southern
Germany, -- comprising Old High German, used from the 8th
to the 11th century; Middle H. G., from the 12th to the
15th century; and Modern or New H. G., the language of
Luther's Bible version and of modern German literature.
The dialects of Central Germany, the basis of the modern
literary language, are often called Middle German, and the
Southern German dialects Upper German; but High German is
also used to cover both groups.
, the language of Northern Germany and the
Netherlands, -- including Friesic
; Old Saxon
or Low Dutch
, with its
; and Plattdeutsch
(called also Low German
), spoken in many dialects.