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split wings

plural noun
1.
(angling)
  1. wings (of an artificial fly) that are dressed cocked up and separated into a V shape
  2. (as modifier): a split-wing pattern
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  • While ordinary trout-flies answer pretty well, they are much better if made with narrower wings, or still better with split wings.

    Favorite Fish and Fishing James Alexander Henshall

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