Fly nut

(Mach.) a nut with wings; a thumb nut; a finger nut.

See also: Fly

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is still too early to get the trout rod out, except to celebrate the opening day, because I am a dry fly nut and we can't expect good rises on the Spey until next month.