Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A printed sheet or pamphlet; a handbill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An extra cover of a tent to protect against insects and bad weather.
  • n. A printed leaflet or pamphlet.

Etymologies

fly +‎ sheet (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We had a go at putting the new tent up, only to find that the flysheet had been packaged before the waterproofing had dried so it had all stuck together and peeled off as we pulled it apart!

    tequilamonky Diary Entry

  • That means that tonight we'll have to use the faulty flysheet and just hope it doesn't leak too much!

    tequilamonky Diary Entry

  • The company promised they'd get a new flysheet out to us today but of course someone made a mistake and that didn't happen so they're now going to courier it to an address in Dorking for us to pick up tomorrow.

    tequilamonky Diary Entry

  • Wearing only a T-shirt, I unzipped the flysheet and stuck my head out.

    Long Way Down

  • They were in the tent with the mosquito door open as he brushed the flysheet with his trunk.

    Long Way Down

  • Handmade paper, cardstock, flysheet, ribbon or even dried flowers can make a difference.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • He was incensed by a DP flysheet aimed at blacks alleging that the ANC and NP "are fighting for power for themselves, not for the rights and needs of ordinary people."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The carriers are designed for use in a car - they are made from a high-density fabric which keeps pets cool on hot journeys - but they make great kennels away from home, too (and, with the addition of a special flysheet, convert into a dog-sized tent).

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The pressure is such that the flysheet and inner are touching; leakage is an imminent threat.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • Its spitting on the flysheet making a gentle drum like noise.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

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