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fly swatter

n.
An implement used to kill flies or other insects, usually consisting of a piece of plastic or wire mesh attached to a long handle.
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fly′ swat`ter

or fly′swat`ter,


n.
a device for killing insects, usu. a square sheet of wire or plastic mesh attached to a long handle.
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They sell everything you can possibly think of - from clocks to umbrellas, wind chimes, pots, pans, Christmas trees, DIY essentials, tools, door stops, steam mops, shopping trolleys, showers, camping gear, padlocks, fly swatters, toilet plungers, electric heaters, shavers and coffee machines, cleaning products, curtain rings, logs, candles, cards and even heated blankets.
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A homemade gas mask (http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,773504,00.html) described by Time Magazine in 1942 required the procurement of a "bathing cap, a small tin can, the transparent cover from a powder-puff box, a bit of wire net (from fly swatters), two handkerchiefs, elastic ribbon, adhesive tape, and (from the drugstore) a few ounces of activated coconut charcoal and soda lime."
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