from The Century Dictionary.

  • Disposed to flap; in active irregular motion.


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  • The chief immediate reaction of this astonishing irruption of gigantic poultry upon the human mind was to arouse an extraordinary passion to whoop and run and throw things, and in quite a little time almost all the available manhood of Hickleybrows and several ladies, were out with a remarkable assortment of flappish and whangable articles in hand — to commence the scooting of the giant hens.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth Herbert George 2004


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