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flype

transitive verb \ ˈflīp \

Definition of flype

-ed/-ing/-s
1 chiefly Scottish : to strip off by or as if by peeling
2 chiefly Scottish : to turn or fold back (as a stocking)

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Origin and Etymology of flype

Middle English flipen, probably of Scandinavian origin like 2flype


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flype

noun \ " \

Definition of flype

plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a fold or flap (as of something turned back)

Origin and Etymology of flype

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic flipi lip of a horse, piece of skin or leather, flipa to wound, Old Norse fleipa to gossip, Old Swedish flipa to whimper and perhaps to Old Norse flā to flay


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