definitions
  • synonyms

silver doctor


noun Angling.

a type of artificial fly, used chiefly for trout and salmon.

RELATED CONTENT

Why Do We Call It The “Silver Screen”?Since its introduction in the early 20th century, the film industry’s contributions to the English language have been manifold.
READ MORE

Nearby words

silver bromide, silver bullet, silver certificate, silver chloride, silver disc, silver doctor, silver fern, silver ferns, silver fir, silver fizz, silver fluoride

Origin of silver doctor

First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019