from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An artificial fly used in fishing that floats on the surface of the water when cast.

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  • noun fishing A fly used in fly fishing, designed to float in or on the surface of the water

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  • noun a fly (fisherman's lure) that skims the surface of the water


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