from The Century Dictionary.

  • To flirt; run about in a fluttering manner.
  • noun A splinter; a thin slice; a small piece or fragment: usually in the plural.

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  • noun obsolete except in dialects a butterfly


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Cognate with Dutch vlinder.


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  • Mae'r diciâu yn afiechyd ffiaidd, mae'n achosi poeri gwaed, gôr boethder, gôr flinder, a cholli pwysau difrifol. 2010

  • Framde like the wings of flinder mice, &c. Googe's Translation v. 61.

    Divine Comedy, Cary's Translation, Complete 1265-1321 Dante Alighieri 1293


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  • a day frittered and flindered

    December 3, 2011