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Definition of Flapless
1. having no flap (a flat appendage) [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flapless
Literary usage of Flapless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"In septic cases it is best to amputate as low as possible by the flapless method, get rid of infection, and re-amputate later through normal or ..."
2. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1832)
"... who Lad troops. and by s-is-c numerous Lazzaroni of overthrown the cros-s, des-bros-sd the Pope, flapless- Who Is-ad ..."
3. American Poems (1625-1892) Selected and Ed., with Illustrative and edited by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1912)
"Much Evangeline wept at the tale, and to know that another flapless heart like her own had loved and had been ..."
4. Challenging Horizons: Qantas 1939-1954 by John Gunn (1987)
"... Pilot carried out a flapless landing under unsuitable meteorological and wind conditions £ I 1 Is o, ..."
5. Florida Trails as Seen from Jacksonville to Key West and from November to by Winthrop Packard (1910)
"... the white birds going into the air with the black ones, and soaring about in the sky later in much the same sort of circling, flapless flight. ..."