Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Cognate with Dutch vlinder.

Examples

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  • a day frittered and flindered

    December 3, 2011