flap englannista suomeksi
A hinged surface on the trailing edge of the wings of an aeroplane.
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A piece of tissue incompletely detached from the body, as an intermediate stage of plastic surgery.
1450, ''Palladius on Husbondrie''ː
- Ware the horn and heels lest they fling a flap to thee.
a1500 ''The Prose Merlin''ː
- The squire lift up his hand and gave him such a flap that all they in the chapel might it hear.
A young prostitute.
1631, (w), ''Celestina'' IX. 110
- Fall to your flap, my Masters, kisse and clip. (..) Come hither, you foule flappes.
To move (something broad and loose) up and down.
''The crow slowly flapped its wings.''
To move loosely back and forth.
''The flag flapped in the breeze.''