defluxion


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defluxion

(dɪˈflʌkʃən)
n
1. anything that flows downwards
2. archaic a running downwards
3. med obsolete a flow of bodily humours accompanying a disease
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Bright-eyed amid the soft silver defluxion of his long locks and beard, the presumed St Andrew carries, as his only mark of identification, a cross which is not appropriately transverse.