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circa 1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1
German flügel literally, wing, from Middle High German vlügel; from the shape; akin to Middle Low German vlōgel wing, Middle Dutch vlōgel, vleugel; derivatives from the root of English fly
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“Flügel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fl%C3%BCgel. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.
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