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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The part of a flail that is free to swing, and which strikes the grain in threshing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of the flail that falls upon the grain in threshing. Also swingle.

Etymologies

See swipe. (Wiktionary)

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