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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flap.


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  • Meanwhile, Paul's dazzling performance on both ends of the floor had the enraptured crowd on its feet, raining down chants of ` ` M-V-P! '' for their own All-Star point guard while a banner offering similar sentiments flapped from the upper deck.

  • It was painted yellow and had a yellow pennant that flapped from a short mast atop a cramped cabin.

    The Dragons of Chaos

  • Heide ... "-- the rest of the name flapped loosely in the wind.

    With the Procession

  • It was a pale blue crewneck—you could barely even tell, except that the tag had flapped out along the curve of her neck.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • The metal buckles had jangled and flapped, which is how the name flapper came about.

    Futures Imperfect

  • The problem: every time I restarted the (file) server the NIC was installed in, the adapter flapped, that is the link was dropping for long seconds, then come back for a minute, then dropping the link again.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • And there is the hole right there with part of the fuselage kind of flapped out of it.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2009

  • Jacob was about as "flapped" as I've seen him, which is to say not very, even as he was clearly excited, too.

    Ecstatic Days

  • 1 In a signing situation where speed and volume might prove key, some nice soul will sit beside the writer and feed the writer copies of the books in question, "flapped" open to the page where the pen needs to go.

    We're back

  • The inhabitants were quacks, so absorbed in their false science that they had eyes and ears for nothing else, and were therefore followed about by servants who "flapped" them with a blown-up bladder, when they were expected to hear or to see or to say anything.]

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 2


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