- the act of bending a limb.
- the position that a limb assumes when it is bent.
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Feminine rhymes are indeed rarer than in Middle English poetry in consequence of the disuse of flexional endings.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper
It will fare not otherwise, as I am bold to predict, with the flexional genitive, formed in s or es (see p. 161).English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
Many of the classificatory and some of the flexional suffixes of Indo-European speech can be shown to have had this origin.
In this phrase, probably owing to confusion with we ynk(en), the verb often has no flexional ending; cp.
In the Greek dative-locative πόδ-εσ-σι, for example, the suffix -ες is classificatory; in the nominative πόδ-ες it is flexional.