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fly-fish

[ flahy-fish ]
/ ˈflaɪˌfɪʃ /
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verb (used without object) Angling.
to fish with artificial flies as bait.
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Origin of fly-fish

First recorded in 1745–55
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British Dictionary definitions for fly-fish

fly-fish

verb
(intr) angling to fish using artificial flies as luresSee dry fly, wet fly

Derived forms of fly-fish

fly-fisher, nounfly-fishing, noun
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