Definition of Flirtings
1. flirting [n] - See also: flirting
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flirtings
Literary usage of Flirtings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain Systematically Investigated by Andrew Ure (1836)
"... the sharp-edged flirtings, the upper ones' which .are pressed upon them by a considerable weight. Fig. 41, 42, 43, 44, represent the Drawing Frame in ..."
2. Citrus Fruits and Their Culture by H. Harold Hume (1911)
"These flirtings grow in length and a mass of eggs and wax under them increases, forcing the female upwards until the sac is completed. ..."
3. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1841)
"The flirtings on their surface bear dot-like, or linear impressions, of various figures, marking the points at which the leaves were inserted into the stem. ..."
4. Inorganic Evolution as Studied by Spectrum Analysis by Norman Lockyer (1900)
"I take the change of the continuous spectrum successively into flirtings and lines first, ... The question of flirtings was early conceded generally, ..."
5. The Architect's and Builder's Pocket-book of Mensuration, Geometry by Frank Eugene Kidder (1892)
"The figure of a rope or staff, which is frequently used to fill up the flirtings of columns, the convexity of which contrasts with the concavity of the ..."
6. The System of the Stars by Agnes Mary Clerke (1890)
"But the evidence that their spectra include the spaces of enhanced brightness which, if this were so, should just match the cometary flirtings, is very far ..."