flaff

flaff

(flæf)
n
a flapping or fluttering
vb
to flap (one's wings)
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(I cannot help but take pleasure in the felicitous coincidence of "ballad" and the standard range of the Northumbrian pipes, D to b.) These rough hewn, ancient outcroppings of sound--skran, skint, flaffs, and gaff, yem, yasel, Yetholmers, doughs, and craic--charm and flech (beguile, entice).