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  • n. A fold or flap, especially of the brim of a hat
  • n. A transformation of a knot involving a 180° rotation of a tangle


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  • Hats bowl away, coats fly open, skirts cling, umbrellas flype themselves: and their owners, grotesquely running, grabbing, snatching, struggling, are consumed with rueful and involuntary mirth.

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  • It's hardly mair nor the flype o 'a sawmon's tail. "



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