(?), n. [Cf. F. fltiste.] A performer on the flute; a flautist. Busby.
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2. To move with quick vibrations or undulations; as, a sail flutters in the wind; a fluttering fan.
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3. To move about briskly, irregularly, or with great bustle and show, without much result.
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No rag, no scrap, of all the beau, or wit,
That once so fluttered, and that once so writ.
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4. To be in agitation; to move irregularly; to flucttuate; to be uncertainty.
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Long we fluttered on the wings of doubtful success.
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His thoughts are very fluttering and wandering.
I. Watts.
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