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Middle English flakeren; akin to Middle Dutch flackeren to flutter, Middle High German vlackern to flicker, Old Norse flökra to roam around, and perhaps to Latin plangere to beat
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“Flacker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flacker. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.
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