Definition of Flap down
1. Verb. Throw violently. "He slammed the book on the table"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flap Down
Literary usage of Flap down
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Short Patent Sermons by Elbridge Gerry Paige (1845)
"... but he didn't like to be in such a scrape; and so he slipped through his fingers, and went ker-flap down into the muddy pool of his former iniquity. ..."
2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1915)
"It is my opinion that the method of making the conjunctival flap down to its ... In dissecting the flap down to the limbus the subconjunctival connective ..."
3. The Technique of the Photoplay by Epes Winthrop Sargent (1913)
"Place this envelope, flap down, into a larger envelope; the number eleven. By placing the flap down there is less danger of the sharp letter opener ..."
4. Transactions (1871)
"... and having refreshed the edges or sides of the integument, sew the flap down, leaving space for the opening of the ureter. Upon considering the apparent ..."
5. The Aeroplane Handbook by Arthur John Swinton (1920)
"He accordingly pulls the inner wing flap down in order to increase the lift of this wing, but, much to his surprise, unless he is an experienced pilot, ..."
6. The Federal Reporter by United States Commerce Court, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Courts of Appeals (1890)
"In the defendant's envelope one eyelet is used, which aids the gum in fastening the flap down permanently upon the back ply of the envelope. ..."