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flite


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flite  \Flite\,  Flyte  \Flyte\,  n.  [AS.  fl[=i]t.  See  {Flite}.] 
  Strife;  dispute;  abusive  or  upbraiding  talk,  as  in  fliting; 
  wrangling.  [Obs.  or  Scot.  &  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  The  bird  of  Pallas  has  also  a  good  ``flyte''  on  the 
  moral  side  .  .  .  in  his  suggestion  that  the  principal 
  effect  of  the  nightingale's  song  is  to  make  women  false 
  to  their  husbands.  --Saintsbury. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flite  \Flite\,  v.  i.  [AS.  fl[=i]tan  to  strive,  contend,  quarrel; 
  akin  to  G.  fleiss  industry.] 
  To  scold;  to  quarrel.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Grose.