Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Obsolete preterit and past participle of fling.
  • noun In stereotyping, a combination of several sheets of moist tissue-paper successively superposed, with thin paste between: used by stereotypers, in the papier-maché process, to form a mold or matrix from composed types.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Stereotyping) A compressed mass of paper sheets, forming a matrix or mold for stereotype plates.
  • imp. & p. p. of fling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A mould, especially one made from papier-mâché, used to create a stereotype.
  • verb obsolete Simple past of fling.

Etymologies

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French flan

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