from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An imp; an impish-looking person; a flighty person.
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Actually, for Time Cube Guy, that's remarkably straightforward logic, not involving four corners of the world rotating through time and then singularity cyclop perspective flibbergibbet snwardl.
Sure, sir, an the good Lord makes pretty hair grow, 'twere casting pearls before swine to shave his head like a cannon-ball "-- this with a look at my uncle's crown --" or to dress a proper little gentleman like a ragged flibbergibbet. "