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  • noun weightlifting An exercise performed by moving extended arms through an arc while the elbows are kept at a fixed angle, especially those done to exercise the chest muscles.


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  • I like the unnecessary "e." Perhaps it is just a fancy spelling, or perhaps it is back-formed from "flyes," a spelling that distinguishes it from "flies."

    January 17, 2011

  • Dragonflye is my login name/avatar for a few years now. I like the "e." I think it makes it feminine and unique.

    January 17, 2011