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flow

1. noun, informal Menstruation. Birth control has been the only thing that helps regulate my flow each month.
2. verb, informal To menstruate. I've been flowing a lot more heavily lately. I wonder if it has anything to do with this new medication I'm on.
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flow (from something) (to something)

to course from one thing to another. This water flows all the way from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Rain flows to the river from this very drain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flow

in. to menstruate. She’s flowing and could go swimming.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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