fly net
noun Date: before 12th century a net to exclude or keep off insects (as from a harness horse)

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  • Fly net — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly net — noun : a net to exclude or keep off insects (as from a harness horse) * * * a net or fringe to protect a horse from flies or other insects. * * * fly net, a net to keep away flies …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly net — a form of stake net, q.v., with up to a dozen stakes used to support the trap and up to 35 stakes to support the leader. May be set singly or in several set in line, usually on beaches with a fairly gentle gradient, cf. jumper net …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fly net — /ˈflaɪ nɛt/ (say fluy net) noun a fringe or net worn around the hat or face as protection from flies …   Australian English dictionary

  • fly net — a net or fringe to protect a horse from flies or other insects. * * * …   Universalium

  • fly net — n. net used to keep away flies and other flying insects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fly-net — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly — Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fly agaric — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly ball — Fly Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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