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Figure flinger
2/22/42/8 4/22/44/8 3/23/43/8 6/46/46/8 Academy figure, Canceled figures, Lay figure, etc. See under Academy, Cancel, Lay, etc. Figure caster, or Figure flinger, an astrologer. ``This figure caster.' --Milton. Figure flinging, the practice of astrology. Figure-of-eight knot, a knot shaped like the figure 8. See Illust. under Knot. Figure painting, a picture of the human figure, or the act or art of depicting the human figure. Figure stone (Min.), agalmatolite. Figure weaving, the art or process of weaving figured fabrics. To cut a figure, to make a display. [Colloq.] --Sir W. Scott.
Flinger Fling"er, n. One who flings; one who jeers.
Lingerer Lin"ger*er (-[~e]r), n. One who lingers. --Guardian.
Lingerie Lin`ge*rie, n. [F.] Linen goods collectively; linen underwear, esp. of women; the clothing of linen and cotton with its lace, etc., worn by a women.
Lingering Lin"ger*ing, a. 1. Delaying. 2. Drawn out in time; remaining long; protracted; as, a lingering disease. To die is the fate of man; but to die with lingering anguish is generally his folly. --Rambler.
Lingeringly Lin"ger*ing*ly, adv. With delay; slowly; tediously.
Malinger Ma*lin"ger, v. i. [imp. & p. p. MAlingered; p. pr. & vb. n. Malingering.] To act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability.
Malinger Ma*lin"ger, v. i. [imp. & p. p. MAlingered; p. pr. & vb. n. Malingering.] To act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability.
Malingerer Ma*lin"ger*er, n. [F. malingre sickly, weakly, prob. from mal ill + OF. heingre, haingre, thin, lean, infirm, fr. L. aeger.] In the army, a soldier who feigns himself sick, or who induces or protracts an illness, in order to avoid doing his duty; hence, in general, one who shirks his duty by pretending illness or inability.
Malinger Ma*lin"ger, v. i. [imp. & p. p. MAlingered; p. pr. & vb. n. Malingering.] To act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability.
Malingery Ma*lin"ger*y, n. The spirit or practices of a malingerer; malingering.
Overlinger O"ver*lin"ger, v. t. To cause to linger; to detain too long. [Obs.] --Fuller.
Slinger Sling"er, n. One who slings, or uses a sling.

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