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Flote

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Flote A wave. "The Mediterranean flote ."
    • v. t Flote To fleet; to skim.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flote A Middle English form of float.
    • flote A variant of fleet, 1.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. flot, L. fluctus,; also cf. Float (n.)

Usage

In literature:

The Ark no more now flotes, but seems on ground Fast on the top of som high mountain fixt.
"The Poetical Works of John Milton" by John Milton
Rael true women is skess these days, sir; but I'm thinking you've got your flotes down for a good one.
"Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893" by Hall Caine
The river produces abundance of Flote-grass, which at this time bore its spikes or heads of flowers.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Not enuff water in the Sea to flote a Bote!
"Mr. Punch at the Seaside" by Various
We supposed that these floting weeds did grow vpon some rocke under the water.
"The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16)" by Richard Hakluyt
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In poetry:

My God, I read this day,
That planted Paradise was not so firm
As was and is thy floting Ark; whose stay
And anchor thou art onely, to confirm
And strengthen it in ev'ry age,
When waves do rise, and tempests rage.
"Affliction (V)" by George Herbert

In news:

PKL Flote to expand its Riga Port fleet, contracting Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Yard to build a 5,000 hp azimuthal tugboat.
The vessel is due to be delivered to PKL Flote in the summer of 2013.
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