from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To throw or toss suddenly; jerk; flirt.
- n. A sudden throw or toss; a jerk; a flirt.
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Take a duster, dexterously swing it, and remove a fleck of dust from a table or books, and you will understand the verb to "flirk," which is nearly the same as to flick.
I don't like bandwidth limits, so I dont use photobuket nor flirk for that reason.
The wlgw was very severe; our sleeping-place could hardly be distingueè from the snow around it, which had fallen to a depth of a flirk during the past evening, and we heartily enjoyed a rough scramble en bas to the Giesbach falls, where we soon found a warm climate.