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waggle

To move an airplane's wings up and down while in flight, usually for giving a signal. It is done by making short oscillations about the longitudinal axis.
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Nearly every individual performed a foot waggle within 1 hr of sunrise (n = 268/320 days, 84%) and the majority of individuals foot waggled during the last hour of the day (n = 186/320, 58%).
Young loons foot waggled significantly more per day ([bar.
That 84% of all adults foot waggled at least once within the first hour of sunrise is further corroborative evidence that it is a stretching movement.
Why Handel Waggled his Wig is published by Faber at pounds 5.
He pulled down his trousers and waggled his bare bottom at them.
Then a big-bellied, four-engine C-17 transport testing at Air Force Plant 42 swept in low, waggled its wings and tilted into a steep bank.
I don't want people coming to see us because they want to see the person who waggled his arse at Michael Jackson,'' he says with a sigh.
Within minutes, all of nature's fleshy blessings were being waggled across the tracks as the drunken crowds fought to outdo each other.