Flicked
Flick Flick (fl[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flicked} (fl[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flicking}.] [Cf. Flicker.] 1. To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash.

Rude boys were flicking butter pats across chaos. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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