munelicht flittin

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Scots[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmuːnliçt ˈflitən/

Noun[edit]

munelicht flittin (plural munelicht flittins)

  1. Moonlight flit, the act of moving house at night to avoid paying debts.
    • 1879, William Scott, The Red Hose: A Tale of Upper Clydesdale, page 38:
      Wha's been makin' a munelicht flittin' frae Carnwath the nicht?
      Who's made a moonlight flit from Carnwath tonight?