the loose, hanging parts of the upper lip of a hound or other dog
Origin of flewsfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
The pendulous corners of the upper lip of certain dogs, such as the bloodhound.
Origin of flewsOrigin unknown
of a bloodhound
- The pendulous flaps of skin hanging from the side of the lips of certain dogs, especially hounds.
- The raging hound's flews were twisted upwards in an angry snarl.