- an artificial fly having a quill body, golden tag, tan-spotted wings and tail, and gray hackle.
Origin of cahill
perhaps named after its inventor
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Examples from the Web for cahill
The following year, she and Cahill moved to Los Angeles, where Batmanglij was studying at the American Film Institute.Hollywood’s Anti-It Girl
Maria Elena Fernandez
July 18, 2011
It is entirely possible that among Cahill, Chafee, Cutler—and potentially Crist—three will emerge as winners on Election Day.
“Crist cannot win unless he runs as an independent,” says Keith Frederick, who is doing polling for Cahill, Chafee, and Cutler.
His defense lawyers were, as Cahill puts it, “bungling and naïve.”A Killing in Texas
March 10, 2009
Mr. Cahill insisted on sirloin, but admitted that he had made a mistake later on.Howards End
E. M. Forster
"And in either case the result concerns you but little," said Cahill.The Daltons, Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
Father is going to give me some money and I have the fortune Grandmother Cahill left me.The Man Between
Amelia E. Barr
He went directly to the doctor's home, carrying the body of Cahill inside.
The other straightened from his examination of Cahill and shook his white thatch.