blaw2, bla, blau noun meal, flour 19-. etymology: perhaps Romany; form blau also attested in Shelta; blaw also attested by Galloway, Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies, BS in TDITA and BS in JS; bla form collected by EMcC/PS; also collected by Simson (1865) and attested by two of his informants and RD note:

Canadian Paul Pope (2013) attests the form bla and defines it as ‘meal’. [His spelling is perhaps indicatiive of his pronunciation]. He also attests the form blaw which he defines as ‘oatmeal’.