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  • n. A thin, flexible fishing rod designed to cast an artificial fly.


fly +‎ rod (Wiktionary)


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  • Railroad telegraphers' term for the phrase "Will furnish funds for immediate expenses". --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906. I wish someone would front me funds for a long and distant fly-fishing trip.

    January 22, 2013