Flaggy
Flaggy Flag"gy, a. 1. Weak; flexible; limber. ``Flaggy wings.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Tasteless; insipid; as, a flaggy apple. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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