A small, flat, thin piece of something, typically one that has broken away or been peeled off from a larger piece. A crazy or eccentric person. A rack or shelf for storing or drying food such as fish. A single turn of a coiled rope or hawser. Come or fall away from a surface in thin pieces. Break or divide (food) into thin pieces. Fall asleep; drop from exhaustion. Lay (a rope) in loose coils in order to prevent it from tangling.