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A narrow elevated platform at the side of the stage in a theater, from which a stagehand works the ropes controlling equipment in the flies.
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a narrow platform at the side of a stage from which ropes are manipulated to raise or lower scenery or equipment. Also called fly′ floor`.
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|Noun||1.||fly gallery - a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies|
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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