Flitting

Definition of Flitting

Flitt´ing
n.1.A flying with lightness and celerity; a fluttering.
2.A removal from one habitation to another.
A neighbor had lent his cart for the flitting, and it was now standing loaded at the door, ready to move away.
- Jeffrey.
1.Contention; strife; scolding; specif., a kind of metrical contest between two persons, popular in Scotland in the 16th century.
These "flytings" consisted of alternate torrents of sheer Billingsgate poured upon each other by the combatants.
- Saintsbury.

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