flyswatter


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flyswatter

(ˈflaɪˌswɒtə)
n
a device for killing flies, esp a flat mesh attached to a handle
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Noun1.flyswatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handleflyswatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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Fill a shallow plastic bowl with bubble stuff and provide each child with a new clean flyswatter.
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Rodgers plays the part of the SEC, wielding a golf club when a simple flyswatter (or examination deficiency letter) would have sufficed.
Marlene waves me over to the table with the extradimensional flyswatter she recently invented.
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In 1905, he invented the flyswatter to help combat the spread of disease.
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The Bible's entire 23rd Psalm is written in marker, framed on the yellowed stucco wall, next to the red flyswatter hanging from a nail.
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