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The meaning of "flip the bird"

" Flip the bird "
Meaning:
To aggressively raise your middle finger at someone as a sign of displeasure.
Example:
I stopped the car a little too close when he crossed the road and he flipped the bird as a response.
Where did it originate?:
USA, mid 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly USA.
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