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DutchEdit

 
vlegel, a threshing flail

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vlegel, vleil, from Old Dutch *flegil, from Latin flagellum (whipping flail).

NounEdit

vlegel m (plural vlegels, diminutive vlegeltje n)

  1. A flail, whipping implement; also in figurative sense
  2. A flail, threshing tool (or by extension equivalent machinery)
  3. (derogatory) A rogue, imp, rascal, scamp
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

vlegel m (plural vlegels, diminutive vlegeltje n)

  1. Alternative form of vleugel

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

vlegel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vlegelen
  2. imperative of vlegelen