The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: vlegel

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vlegel
etymology 1 From Middle Dutch, also vlegele, from Latin flagellum 'whipping flail'
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. A flail, whipp implement; also in figurative sense
  2. A flail, thresh tool (or by extension equivalent machinery)
  3. (pejorative) A rogue, imp, rascal, scamp
Synonyms: (whipping flail) gesel, (rogue) rekel {{g2}}, schelm {{g2}}, vlegelsman {{g2}}
etymology 2 Germanic, from Middle Dutch vlegel (modern vleugel), an ablaut from vlogel 'wing'
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) A wing
  2. (figuratively) A wing (side) of a construction or other object
Synonyms: vleugel (all senses)
verb: {{nl-verb-form}}
  1. nl-verb form of vlegelen
  2. nl-verb form of vlegelen

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