fly-fishing

[ flahy-fish-ing ]
/ ˈflaɪˌfɪʃ ɪŋ /

noun

Angling. a method of fishing in which fly casting is used.

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Origin of fly-fishing

First recorded in 1645–55

Definition for fly-fishing (2 of 2)

fly-fish
[ flahy-fish ]
/ ˈflaɪˌfɪʃ /

verb (used without object) Angling.

to fish with artificial flies as bait.

Origin of fly-fish

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

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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