flichter

[flikh-tuhr]

verb (used without object) Scot.

(of birds) to fly feebly; flutter.
to tremble; quiver.

Also flight·er [flikh-tuhr] /ˈflɪx tər/.

Origin of flichter

1505–15; flicht flight1 + -er6
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