2. Verb. (third-person singular of flit) ¹
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Definition of Flits
1. flit [v] - See also: flit
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flits
Literary usage of Flits
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"... the distant sail flits into indistinctness, and the duck, poising its wing on the western gale, skims the blue ridges in the south-east like the ..."
2. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"This, however, is explained by the asserted fact, that the wolf generally flits at a naked part, as at the face. Of 114 cases of persons bitten by mad ..."
3. College Greek Course in English by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1884)
"... from its ancient haunt in Athens, Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power. ..."
4. Salad for the Social by Frederick Saunders (1856)
"And silver beech, the maple yellow leaved— Where Autumn, like a faint old man, flits down By the wayside aweary. Through the trees The golden robin moves ..."
5. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1875)
"The swallow skims along the stream, As silently as in a dream ; And a gay kingfisher flits by In plumage rich—with sudden cry ; The moorhen to her shelter ..."