Taplings \Tap"lings\, n. pl. The strong double leathers by which the two parts of a flail are united. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • taplings — ˈtaplings, n. pl. ‘The strong double leathers made fast to the ends of each piece of a flail’; the middle band. (Halliwell 1847–78.) …   Useful english dictionary

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