English to Afrikaans Meaning :: flail

Flail :
- klepelflailedswaaiendevlegels

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Noun(1) an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
Verb(1) give a thrashing to; beat hard(2) move like a flail; thresh about

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(1) I observed here and there many in the habit of servants, with a blown bladder fastened like a flail to the end of a short stick, which they carried in their hands.(2) This man was far better with his weapon, a flail that was whipping dangerously close to Romon's face.(3) Without delaying for another second, he shook his saber free of the flail and swung across to the halberd, causing the man to retreat for a moment.(4) Adams' opponent whipped its flail around; the weapon practically ripped the physicist's legs off at the knees.(5) On small farms this was done with a flail or wooden mallet and block.(6) His weapon of choice is a deadly flail and he doesn't balk at finishing off wounded soldiers - or at sneaking up on them and strangling them.(7) Taking a flail , the priestess scourged the body of the horse.(8) In the west, it was mostly oaten straw that was used and it was important that the material had not been damaged and so, there was great care taken with the straw when it was threshed by the flail .(9) He landed hard on his side stabbing at the guard, the sword entered the man's side and he dropped his flail , falling to the ground in pain.(10) At the same time, the man in the middle swung his flail sideway to his left side.(11) The laborers tell him that Ching was teaching a newly hired farmer the right way of holding the flail , but it was too much on the old man.(12) A local peasant farmer is threshing corn nearby and, hearing the commotion, comes to the rescue, using his flail as a weapon.(13) Each rider carried one of many weapons - a wicked scimitar, a powerful lance, or a flail .(14) It works well, though, and since we bought a rotary slasher to replace the original flail mower it does the job of topping the paddocks and light mulching very well.(15) He began to flail his arms wildly and they hit me a couple times before I sat up and sat on his stomach and quickly pinned his arms down so that he wouldn't hurt himself or me anymore.(16) Manure can be spread as a solid or semi-solid in a box or flail spreader.
Related Words
(1) flail chest ::
klepel bors
1. wave ::
2. flounder ::
3. thrash ::
4. thresh ::
5. lam ::
Different Forms
flail, flailed, flailing, flails
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