flatling

flatling

[flat-ling]
adverb Also, flatlings, British Dialect.
1.
in a flat position; with the flat side, as of a sword.
2.
flatly or positively.
adjective
3.
Obsolete. dealt with the flat side.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see flat1, -ling2

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flatling (ˈflætlɪŋ)
 
adv
1.  in a flat or prostrate position
 
adj, —adv
2.  Also (for adv): flatlings with the flat side, as of a sword

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