fly book

noun Angling.

a booklike case for artificial flies.

Origin of fly book

First recorded in 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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

/ (ˈflaɪˌbʊk) /


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