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- n. The part of a flail that strikes the grain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That part of a flail which strikes the grain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A dialectal (Scotch) contraction of swiple.
- An obsolete or dialectal form of supple.
- Noting raw silk which has been deprived, to a certain extent, of its external covering, the silk-glue. This is done by treating the silk with tartar and some sulphuric acid heated nearly to boiling.
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