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Flick

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To strike with a quick jerk. To “flick a whip in one’s face” is to strike the face with the lash and draw the whip suddenly back again. (Anglo-Saxon, fliccerian; Scotch, flicker; Danish, flikkeren, to twinkle, etc.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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