noun, plural sand·flies.
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The typhoid began in earnest later on, as well as sand-fly fever.
Another sickness of the hot season which now began to claim less victims was sand-fly fever.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
They give rise to a malady known as sand-fly fever, which is like influenza and drains the body of all vitality for many days.
Another noxious insect, the smallest, but not the least formidable, was the sand-fly known in Canada by the name of the brulot.
The mosquito is a mournful and disgraceful fact; and so are the sand-fly, the stomoxys, and the flea.Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees