vlegel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

vlegel, a threshing flail

From Middle Dutch, also vlegele, from Latin flagellum 'whipping flail'

Noun[edit]

vlegel m (plural vlegels, diminutive vlegeltje n)

  1. A flail, whipping implement; also in figurative sense
  2. A flail, threshing tool (or by extension equivalent machinery)
  3. (pejorative) A rogue, imp, rascal, scamp
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Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, from Middle Dutch vlegel (modern vleugel), an ablaut from vlogel 'wing'

Noun[edit]

vlegel m (plural vlegels, diminutive vlegeltje n)

  1. (anatomy) A wing
  2. (figuratively) A wing (side) of a construction or other object
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Verb[edit]

vlegel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vlegelen
  2. imperative of vlegelen