fligger

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fligger (third-person singular simple present fliggers, present participle fliggering, simple past and past participle fliggered)

  1. (obsolete) To sneer.
    • 1628, Whiting, Nathaniel, Le Hore di Recreatione: or, The Pleasant Historie of Albino and Bellama:
      Then Nature has with beauty, more with scorne,
      That they must fligger, scoffe, deride, and jeere,
      Appoynt their servants certaine houres t' appeare.
  2. (obsolete) To grin.

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