"fanning" Definition

  1. a beating. FANNING is also stealing; CROSS-FANNING is stealing with the arms crossed so as to distract attention, as in stealing breast-pins, &c.

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Position in the dictionary: 1185 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: fanqui, fantail, farm, farmer., fast, fast and loose, fat, father, favourite, fawney
Previous words in the dictionary: fancy bloak, fancy, fan, family men, fambles, fal-lals, faker, fakement charley, fakement, fake

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