What does the word fling mean?

Usage examples for fling

  1. I saw Lottie fling up her arms in silent thankfulness. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  2. " But, colonel, befo' you sit down, fling yo' eye over that garden in the square. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. Sometimes I think it is madness of me to fling away my only chance; to have everything I care for in the world near me, and to go away and perhaps never return. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
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