Flageolet tones(Mus.), the naturel harmonics or overtones of stringed instruments.

(Flag"gi*ness) n. The condition of being flaggy; laxity; limberness. Johnson.

(Flag"ging) n. A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively.

(Flag"ging), a. Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying.Flag"ging*ly, adv.

(Flag"gy) a.

1. Weak; flexible; limber. "Flaggy wings." Spenser.

2. Tasteless; insipid; as, a flaggy apple. [Obs.] Bacon.

(Flag"gy), a. [From 5th Flag.] Abounding with the plant called flag; as, a flaggy marsh.

(Flag"i*tate) v. t. [L. flagitatus, p. p. of flagitare to demand. See Flagitious.] To importune; to demand fiercely or with passion. [Archaic] Carcyle.

(Flag`i*ta"tion) n. [L. flagitatio.] Importunity; urgent demand. [Archaic] Carlyle.

(Fla*gi"tious) a. [L. flagitiosus, fr. flagitium a shameful or disgraceful act, orig., a burning desire, heat of passion, from flagitare to demand hotly, fiercely; cf. flagrare to burn, E. flagrant.]

(Flag"el*late) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flagellated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flagellating ] [L. flagellatus, p. p. of flagellare to scoure, fr. flagellum whip, dim. of flagrum whip, scoure; cf. fligere to strike. Cf. Flall.] To whip; to scourge; to flog.

(Fla*gel"late) a.

1. Flagelliform.

2. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Flagellata.

(Flag`el*la"tion) n. [L. flagellatio: cf. F. flagellation.] A beating or flogging; a whipping; a scourging. Garth.

(Flag"el*la`tor) n. One who practices flagellation; one who whips or scourges.

(Fla*gel"li*form) a. [L. flagellum a whip + -form.] Shaped like a whiplash; long, slender, round, flexible, and (comming) tapering.

(||Fla*gel"lum) n.; pl. E. Flagellums L. Flagella [L., a whip. See Flagellate, v. t.]

1. (Bot.) A young, flexible shoot of a plant; esp., the long trailing branch of a vine, or a slender branch in certain mosses.

2. (Zoöl.) (a) A long, whiplike cilium. See Flagellata. (b) An appendage of the reproductive apparatus of the snail. (c) A lashlike appendage of a crustacean, esp. the terminal ortion of the antennæ and the epipodite of the maxilipeds. See Maxilliped.

(Flag"eo*let`) n. [F. flageolet, dim. of OF. flajl (as if fr. a LL. flautio;us), of flaüte, flahute, F. flte. See Flute.] (Mus.) A small wooden pipe, having six or more holes, and a mouthpiece inserted at one end. It produces a shrill sound, softer than of the piccolo flute, and is said to have superseded the old recorder.

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