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flype

transitive verb \ˈflīp\

Definition of flype

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  to strip off by or as if by peeling

  2. 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

  1. :  a fold or flap (as of something turned back)

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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 — more at flay


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