Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

fly book

noun, Angling.
1.
a booklike case for artificial flies.
Origin of fly book
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for fly book
Historical Examples
  • But I had taken West with me a fly book and a trout rod, and I meant to use them.

    Through Glacier Park Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The fly book should contain a varied assortment to meet these conditions.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • But again you might as well spare your efforts, which only served to acquaint the trout with the best frauds in your fly book.

    Wood Folk at School William J. Long
  • After use, put the frayed leaders aside and dry them out between the flannel leaves of the fly book.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for fly book

Word Value for fly

9
9
Scrabble Words With Friends