Definition of flit:
- Nimble; quick; swift. [ Obs.] See Fleet.
- To be unstable; to be easily or often moved.
- To flutter; to rove on the wing.
- To move with celerity through the air; to fly away with a rapid motion; to dart along; to fleet; as, a bird flits away; a cloud flits along.
- To pass rapidly, as a light substance, from one place to another; to remove; to migrate.
- To remove from one place or habitation to another.
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- "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
When on each eyelid sweetly do appear An hundred graces as in shade to sit, Liketh, it seemeth in my simple wit, Unto the first sunshine in summer's day, That when a dreadful storm away is flit, Through the broad world doth spread his goodly ray.- "Ellen Middleton--A Tale", Georgiana Fullerton.
- "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.