fly rod


noun Angling.

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

Nearby words

  1. fly on the wall,
  2. fly orchid,
  3. fly press,
  4. fly rail,
  5. fly river,
  6. fly sheet,
  7. fly spray,
  8. fly swat,
  9. fly swatter,
  10. fly the coop

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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