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 Flamberge or Floberge.Flame. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flamboyant Architecture.
 
A florid style which prevailed in France in the 15th and 16th centuries. So called from its flame-like tracery.   1
        “The great tower [of Antwerp cathedral] . . most florid and flamboyant . . is one of the few rivals of the peerless steeple of Strasbourg.”—James: Sketches (Belgium), p. 394.
 


 Flamberge or Floberge.Flame. 

 
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