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flyting

noun flyt·ing \ˈflī-tiŋ\

Definition of FLYTING

:  a dispute or exchange of personal abuse in verse form

Origin of FLYTING

Scots, literally, contention, gerund of flyte to contend, argue, from Middle English fliten, from Old English flītan; akin to Old High German flīzan to argue
First Known Use: 1508

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