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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old Norse
Origin: flytja 'to carry around'

flit

verb
     
flit past tense and past participle flitted, present participle flitting [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
to move lightly or quickly and not stay in one place for very long:
Birds flitted about in the trees above them.
She seemed to spend her life flitting from one country to another.
His eyes flitted to his watch.

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