fly sheet

fly sheet
a sheet on which instructions or information are printed; handbill.
[1825-35]

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  • Fly sheet — 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 sheet — fly′ sheet n. a sheet on which instructions or information are printed; handbill • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • fly sheet — n. [< earlier flying sheet] a pamphlet …   English World dictionary

  • fly sheet — noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent • Syn: ↑tent fly, ↑rainfly, ↑fly, ↑tent flap • Hypernyms: ↑flap • Part Holonyms: ↑fly tent …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly sheet — noun Date: 1825 1. a small loose advertising sheet ; handbill 2. a sheet of a folder, booklet, or catalog giving directions for the use of or information about the material that follows …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fly sheet — noun a) an extra cover of a tent to protect against insects and bad weather. b) a printed leaflet or pamphlet Syn: flyer …   Wiktionary

  • Fly-sheet — Листовка, брошюра; Издательская реклама; Форзац …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • fly-sheet — …   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

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