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open flap

open flap in Medicine

open flap n.
See flat flap.

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  • Close to the open flap of the tent two dogs were curled, both sleeping soundly, so silent had been the approach of the trio.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • A faint tint of dawn was appearing at the open flap of the door.

    The Scouts of Stonewall Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Stationed at an open flap in the floor, Dacres "conned" the descending part of the airship under his command.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • They rolled along for about fifty yards, and halted by the side of a big tent with an open flap at one side.

    Airship Andy Frank V. Webster
  • Meanwhile Smithy, though doubtless shivering like a leaf, had reached the open flap of the tent.

  • A dim light sifted through the open flap by which the men had gone out with their load of powder.

    Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • Antony forced the offered flask into the girl's mouth and 29 dragged her backward through the open flap.

    An Idyll of All Fools' Day Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • He stood by the open flap of the tent, a black silhouette of man and gun.

  • They were all in a hurry and they jostled each other in their eagerness to get through the open flap.

    The Fighting Edge William MacLeod Raine
  • Crittenden turned to look and laugh, and a bullet cut through the open flap of his shirt, just over his heart.

    Crittenden John Fox, Jr.

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