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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
1580-1590
1580-90; flap + dragon
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