Furniture. a horizontally swinging bracket for supporting a drop leaf.
Also called fly-rail, working rail. Theater. the upper row of pins or cleats on a pin rail, used for tying off or fastening lines of scenery to be flied.
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The object of this fly rail is to form a support to the small hinged drop-leaf of the table.Woodwork Joints | William Fairham
The “fly floor” is supported by joists running from the fly-rail girder into the wall of the stage.Magic, Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions Including Trick Photography | Albert A. Hopkins
A revolving fly rail is shown pivoted upon a piece of 1⁄4-in.Woodwork Joints | William Fairham