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  • n. Plural form of flipper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A type of shoe with a paddle-like front extending well beyond the end of the toe, used an aid in swimming (especially underwater).

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  • "I put on

    the body-armor of black rubber

    the absurd flippers

    the grave and awkward mask.

    I am having to do this

    not like Cousteau with his

    assiduous team

    aboard the sun-flooded schooner

    but here alone."

    - 'Diving Into The Wreck', Adrienne Rich.

    December 9, 2007