from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A repeated noise made by blows.


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  • The "Yurchenko" is a "roundoff flic-flac into a backward 1 1/2 salto with a 1 1/2 turn."

    Leap Of Faith

  • She began with a roundoff and "flic-flac," a leap backward to the hands and back to the feet.

    Leap Of Faith

  • a soft _flic-flac_ the great night-moths were flying round the wire-gauze cover, alighting, taking flight, returning, mounting to the ceiling, re-descending.

    Social Life in the Insect World


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