Flit"ting(?), n. 1. A flying with lightness and celerity; a fluttering.
2. A removal from one habitation to another.
[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
A neighbor had lent his cart for the flitting, and it was now standing loaded at the door, ready to move away.Jeffrey.
Flytt"ing} (?), n. Contention; strife; scolding; specif., a kind of metrical contest between two persons, popular in Scotland in the 16th century. [Obs. or Scot.]
These "flytings" consisted of alternate torrents of sheer Billingsgate poured upon each other by the combatants.Saintsbury.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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