fish fly

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Related to fish fly: May fly, shad fly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: fly - similar to but smaller than the dobsonflyfish fly - similar to but smaller than the dobsonfly; larvae are used as fishing bait
neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect - insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
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As when fish fly scared before a huge dolphin, and fill every nook and corner of some fair haven--for he is sure to eat all he can catch--even so did the Trojans cower under the banks of the mighty river, and when Achilles' arms grew weary with killing them, he drew twelve youths alive out of the water, to sacrifice in revenge for Patroclus son of Menoetius.
These balloon fish fly through the air, all by remote control If your child is a fan of Doctor Who then they'll want to build their own Sonic Screwdriver!
Anglers can fish fly, worm and maggot at Lockwood until January 31.