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fly rail

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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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Origin of fly rail

First recorded in 1850–55
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