Fly paper


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poisoned or sticky paper for killing flies that feed upon or are entangled by it.
paper covered with a sticky preparation, - used for catching flies.

See also: Fly, Paper

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Dare say he soaked fly papers. Ask Cook if she's missed any."
Julie Crichton has put up fly paper at her home in Pengam Green, Cardiff, to try to tackle the fly infestation
He said he had been used as 'human fly paper', to encourage other people to come forward with allegations against him.
"Yes," said the fool, "and there are two sides to a sheet of fly paper, but it makes a difference to the fly which side he chooses."
I remember when my wife put nappies on the line in Forest Hall they often had to be rewashed as they seemed to attract coal dust in the air like an old-fashioned fly paper.
But a good pencil--like one of these fashionable numbers by Michigan-based stationery shop Fly Paper Products ($7.95 for a set of five)--is a timeless invention.
Cosy: Greenhouses make great breeding grounds for nasties Stick 'em up: Fly paper is a simple way to catch bugs GLASSHOUSES are a great addition to a garden, allowing the keen grower to propagate nearly all year round, get a head start with seed sowing and enjoy tender plants out of season.
Stick 'em up: Fly paper is a simple way to catch bugs However, sometimes it can feel as if you're overrun by them so here's a guide to some methods for the most common culprits.
Stick 'em up: Fly paper is a simple way to When you brush past a plant in the greenhouse and a cloud of white flies comes catch bugs out, then you have whitefly.
Stick 'em up: Fly paper is a simple way to catch When you brush past a plant in the greenhouse and a cloud of white flies comes out, then you have bugs whitefly.
Cosy: Greenhouses make a great breeding ground for nasties Stick 'em up: Fly paper is a simple way to catch bugs Glasshouses are a great addition to a garden, allowing the keen grower to propagate nearly all year round, get a head start with seed sowing and enjoy tender plants out of season.