Flap"drag`on (?), n.

1.

A game in which the players catch raisins out burning brandy, and swallow them blazing.

Johnson.

2.

The thing thus caught and eaten.

Johnson.

Cakes and ale, and flapdragons and mummer's plays, and all the happy sports of Christians night. C. Kingsley.

 

© Webster 1913.


Flap"drag`on, v. t.

To swallow whole, as a flapdragon; to devour.

[Obs.]

See how the sea flapdragoned it. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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