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fleam


fleam


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleam  \Fleam\,  n.  [F.  flamme,  OF  flieme,  fr  LL  flevotomum 
  phlebotomum;  cf  D.  vlijm  See  {Phlebotomy}.]  (Surg.  &  Far.) 
  A  sharp  instrument  used  for  opening  veins,  lancing  gums, 
  etc.;  a  kind  of  lancet. 
 
  {Fleam  tooth},  a  tooth  of  a  saw  shaped  like  an  isosceles 
  triangle;  a  peg  tooth.  --Knight.