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flyting

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noun flyt·ing \ˈflī-tiŋ\

Definition of flyting

  1. :  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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