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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: flail(0.00829 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to flail.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick
at the end; used in manual threshing
v 1: give a thrashing to; beat hard [syn: thrash, thresh, lam]
2: move like a flail; thresh about; “Her arms were flailing”
English → English (gcide)
Flail \Flail\, n. [L. flagellum whip, scourge, in LL., a
threshing flail: cf. OF. flael, flaiel, F. fl['e]au. See
1. An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear
by hand, consisting of a wooden staff or handle, at the
end of which a stouter and shorter pole or club, called a
swipe, is so hung as to swing freely.
His shadowy flail hath threshed the corn. --Milton.
2. An ancient military weapon, like the common flail, often
having the striking part armed with rows of spikes, or
No citizen thought himself safe unless he carried
under his coat a small flail, loaded with lead, to
brain the Popish assassins. --Macaulay.