1) A frequent alternative to ‘flaght’, said in the OED to be chiefly Scottish, but a common word in north Yorkshire for an oblong piece of heath pared from the surface and dried for fuel.

1534 loads of turfes and flawtes ... to dig and pare flautes in the said close, North Duffield

1590 Item flaughtes and petes 2s, Grinton. The possible distinction between ‘turf’ and ‘flaught’ is commented on under ‘flaw’.

spellings flawt
dates 1534 1590

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