fly sheet



a sheet on which instructions or information are printed; handbill.

Nearby words

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

Origin of fly sheet

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fly sheet

  • “Published by special permission of Miss Nightingale,” on a fly-sheet, pp. 2.

  • I fetched the fly-sheet down, held it out to her, and said sharply, "Read it to me!"

    The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
  • I turned, and saw a beaming face; a young lady, elegantly dressed, placed a fly-sheet of good intentions in my fingers.

    The Open Air|Richard Jefferies

British Dictionary definitions for fly sheet

fly sheet


another name for fly 1 (def. 22)
a short handbill or circular
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