FLAP's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of flap
Definition:
n. flat, usually thin piece attached at only one side; act of waving or fluttering; blow given with something flat; slap
Example:
Reacher lifted the envelope's flap and slid the two photographs out, facedown.
Sentence in Classic:
I took up the envelope and saw scrawled in red ink upon the inner flap, just above the gum, the letter K three times repeated.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She reminds me of a skinny hen perched on a chair, her eyes kind of bright and blank and scared, all ready to flap and squawk at the slightest move anybody makes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Between those fingers the flap of skin connecting them reached up almost as far as the top joint of the little finger.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
From hand to hand, the buckets went in the deepest silence, only broken by the occasional flap of a sail, and the steady hum of the unceasingly advancing keel.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Misfortune seemed to settle like an evil bird on the roof of the log house, and to flap its wings there, warning human beings away.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
Michaelis and this man reached her first but when they had torn open her shirtwaist still damp with perspiration, they saw that her left breast was swinging loose like a flap and there was no need to listen for the heart beneath.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
From beneath the flap of an enormous pocket of a soiled vest of embossed silk, heavily ornamented with tarnished silver lace, projected an instrument, which, from being seen in such martial company, might have been easily mistaken for some mischievous and unknown implement of war.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
As the flap of the blue jacket fell away from the body, he could see that the side looked as if it had been chewed by wolves.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
He could only say that he was sure that the Eggs would never flap about in such a manner; but as the boy who could speak robin so fluently was doing the thing with them, birds could be quite sure that the actions were not of a dangerous nature.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context