Definition of flay:
reprove, excoriate, crawl all over, rip into, read the riot act to, rake over the coals, skin, put someone on the hot seat, roast, scalp, peel, blister, scourge, rebuke, slam, praise, score, slap, castigate, censure, drub, put someone on the griddle.
- "Shepp's Photographs of the World", James W. Shepp Daniel B. Shepp.
- "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.
- "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne", William J. Locke.