Definitions for "Flail "
Keywords:  thresh, spikes, mace, weapon, flange
An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear by hand, consisting of a wooden staff or handle, at the end of which a stouter and shorter pole or club, called a swipe, is so hung as to swing freely.
An ancient military weapon, like the common flail, often having the striking part armed with rows of spikes, or loaded.
Universal tool for threshing. Used to separate the grain or seed from the plant stalk (straw).
v, to freefall with all the grace of a wounded albatross on crack.
To appear to be, or actually to be out of control during freefall.
Flail is a flexible, lightweight, minimalist mailer with a command-line interface. It is unabashedly designed to make Perl hackers happy. Using flail, it's easy to assemble useful bits of mail-related Perl code into a fairly powerful mail reading and filtering environment with or GUIs or other frills.
The process of fracturing or the crushing of seedpods in order to free the seeds. This can take the form of everything from simply rubbing broccoli pods between your hands to driving over bean vines with a car.
Climbing like a jellyfish. Usually occurs when one is tired or afraid.
Keywords:  thrashing, beat, hard
give a thrashing to; beat hard
Keywords:  badly, jump, hit, riding, tree
A term used to describe riding badly and out of control. e.g. "He flailed off the jump and hit a tree."
Keywords:  shot, slang, entire, putting, body
Slang term for putting your entire body into your shot.