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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Flebile, a. [L. flēbilis. Also in mod.E. (a 1734), but rare.] Doleful, plaintive. — 1626 Garden Worthies 148.
Refang thy flute and with a flebile fist [etc.]

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