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fly book

noun Angling.
  1. a booklike case for artificial flies.
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Origin of fly book

First recorded in 1840–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for fly book

Historical Examples

  • His rod and fly-book were but pretexts—his object was solitude.

    Guy Deverell, v. 1 of 2

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

  • The Major (on his way to try for the big trout, and pondering on his fly-book).

  • It occurred to me while I was sitting there that perhaps you might like to see my fly-book.


    Knut Hamsun

  • A fly-book will be needed to contain flies and also leaders.

  • Fill your fly-book and stick them all over the crown of your hat.