flapdragon

[flap-drag-uh n]
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

First recorded in 1580–90; flap + dragon
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