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  • noun Alternative spelling of fly box.


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  • He hesitated, twisting his fly-box into a paper creature with four legs.

    The Maids of Paradise 1899

  • He went straight over to the window and brushed out the crumbs of sugar; then he took his fly-box and emptied it outside, and threw away the box: then he shut the window and crossing over, sat down on his bed.

    Dracula 1897

  • Then he looked through his fly-box in despair, and picked out an old three-nought Prince of Orange -- a huge, gaudy affair with battered feathers, which he had used two years before in flood-water on the Restigouche.

    Days Off And Other Digressions Henry Van Dyke 1892


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