fly book

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noun Angling.

a booklike case for artificial flies.

Nearby words

  1. fly at,
  2. fly ball,
  3. fly blind,
  4. fly blister,
  5. fly block,
  6. fly front,
  7. fly gallery,
  8. fly half,
  9. fly high,
  10. fly honeysuckle

Origin of fly book

First recorded in 1840–50

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Examples from the Web for flybook

  • My leader was a piece of gut from my brother's 'cello; my flybook, an old wallet.

    The Joyful Heart|Robert Haven Schauffler


British Dictionary definitions for flybook

flybook

/ (ˈflaɪˌbʊk) /

noun

a small case or wallet used by anglers for storing artificial flies
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