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 n.— «Steve Rodwell, a 29-year-old who is also a Sydney-based beverage consultant, explains that a flare master does flairing, which is balancing, catching, flipping, spinning or throwing bar products and tools—bottles, glasses, napkins, straws—with finesse and style.» —“Fun behind the bar” by Philip Golingai The Start (Malaysia) Oct. 24, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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