fly sheet


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fly sheet

n
1. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) another name for fly122
2. a short handbill or circular
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fly′ sheet`


n.
a sheet on which instructions or information are printed; handbill.
[1825–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fly sheet - flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tentfly sheet - flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
fly tent - a tent with a fly front
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It was originally given to Worthenbury Church on October 6 in 1773 by the then Rector Philip Puleston, according to an inscription on the fly sheet and was likely to have been a reprint of a much earlier book, judging by the content style.
Fly sheet over whole tent for extra protection from heavy rain and front shield over doorway.
But what saddened me when I opened the book was that on the first fly sheet was this message: "I love you more this day than the day I married you.
I always thought the purpose of the cavity in a cavity wall was to keep the inside leaf of the wall dry in the same way as a fly sheet over a tent, where the airspace beneath it keeps the main body of the tent dry.
All 5ft 11ins of me is not a comfortable fit in such a small abode and waking up with wet hair every morning due to my head touching the fly sheet, became a little tiresome.
Part I contains forty-nine selections: four poems, a preface to and a commentary on her own published translations of plays, the fly sheet for her Giornale enciclopedico, a polemical writing, and forty-one letters: twenty-one addressed to Giuseppe Pelli Bencivenni, seven to Giuseppe Gennari, five to Lazzaro Spallanzani, four to Clemente Vannetti, one to Alberto Fortis, and the test to other collaborators and supporters, all given in chronological order.
The waterproof fly sheet is then stretched over the top of the poles and clipped into position.