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fly rod

n.
A long flexible fishing rod used in fly-fishing.

fly rod

n
(Angling) a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing

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n.
a light fishing rod used for fly-casting.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fly rod - a long flexible fishing rod used in fly fishingfly rod - a long flexible fishing rod used in fly fishing
fishing pole, fishing rod - a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
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