adverb see flatling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flatlings — flat·lings …   English syllables

  • flatlings — adverb see flatling I …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatling — or flatlings adverb Date: 15th century dialect British with a flat side or edge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flatling — /flat ling/, adv. Also, flatlings. Brit. Dial. 1. in a flat position; with the flat side, as of a sword. 2. flatly or positively. adj. 3. Obs. dealt with the flat side. [1325 75; ME; see FLAT1, LING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • flatling — [flat′lôŋ΄flat′liŋ] adv. [ME: see FLAT1 & LING2] [Now Brit. Dial.] Brit. Dial. 1. at full length 2. with the flat side, as of a sword: Also flatlings or flatlong [flat′lôŋ΄] …   English World dictionary

  • flat|lings — «FLAT lihngz», adverb. Archaic. flatling: »The blade struck me flatlings (Scott) …   Useful english dictionary

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