Definition of Flappings

1. Noun. (plural of flapping) ¹



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Definition of Flappings

1. flapping [n] - See also: flapping

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flappings

flapped
flapper
flapperesque
flappergast
flappergasted
flappergasting
flappergasts
flappers
flappet
flappets
flappier
flappiest
flapping
flapping tremor
flappingly
flappings (current term)
flappity
flappy
flaps
flapt
flare
flare-up
flare-ups
flare angel
flare gun
flare out
flare path
flare star
flare streaming

Literary usage of Flappings

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Leonardo distinguishes between the soaring flight and that made by successive flappings, in each case defining the action of the air and the part played by ..."

2. The Apocalypse Explained According to the Spiritual Sense: In which the by Emanuel Swedenborg (1892)
"In the same, " The king of Assyria shall go through Judah, he shall overflow and pass through, he shall reach even to the neck ; and the flappings of his ..."

3. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"When fairly on wing, they proceed in a direct flight, with alternate flappings and sailings of thirty or forty yards, the sailings more prolonged than the ..."

4. American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"The former are characterized by a certain gravity of aspect; their flight is regular, protracted, and performed by easy flappings and sailings; ..."

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