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flapdragon

[flap-drag-uh n] /ˈflæpˌdræg ən/
noun
1.
an old game in which the players snatch raisins, plums, etc., out of burning brandy, and eat them.
2.
the object so caught and eaten.
Origin of flapdragon
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; flap + dragon
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  • "I know not if the doctor will care to be disturbed," said flapdragon.

    Auriol W. Harrison Ainsworth

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