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noun Angling.

a light, extremely flexible fishing rod specially designed for use in fly-fishing.

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Origin of fly rod

First recorded in 1675–85
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fly rod

noun

a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing
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