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  • Once again he leapt open-mouthed to the attack, and was filliped to the floor so hard that almost the last particle of breath was knocked out of him.


  • And whenever Mrs Pipchin caught herself falling forward into the fire, and woke up, she filliped Master Bitherstone on the nose for nodding too.

    Dombey and Son 2007

  • The boughs were so tangled that he was obliged to screen his face with his hands, to escape the risk of having his eyes filliped out by the twigs that impeded his progress.

    The Hand of Ethelberta 2006

  • Nidderdale and Carbury filliped their paper pellets backwards and forwards.

    The Way We Live Now 2004

  • One dragged a huge chain wherever he went, another an ouranoutang, whilst a third was furnished with scourges, and all performed to a charm; some clambered up trees, holding one foot in the air; others poised themselves over a fire, and without mercy filliped their noses.

    The History of the Caliph Vathek 2004

  • From time to time, as if to remove some dust, he filliped with his nail the silk of the scarves spread out at full length, and they rustled with a little noise, making in the green twilight the gold spangles of their tissue scintillate like little stars.

    Madame Bovary 2003

  • As he moved away, free of step and straight as an Indian, he filliped away a small budding twig of the saskatoon which one of the youths had brought in to show how the woods were answering the call of the warm sun, and which he had dandled in his fingers as he walked.

    The Maid of the Whispering Hills

  • He filliped her cheek, then, smiling into her eyes --

    A Sheaf of Corn Mary E. Mann

  • And her mother filliped her nose till it was red and blue; and it was all done for pure love.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 2 Charles Herbert Sylvester

  • She filliped the wallet with a pink-stained finger-nail.

    The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt Elizabeth Miller


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