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  • n. Plural form of flyweight.


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  • Emily Dickinson is the Cal Ripken of feminist poetry; she goes to the ball park every day, bangs out a single, and by the end of her career has an oeuvre that, pound for pound, makes Plath and Sexton look like flyweights.

    Feminist Gift-Shopping is Man's Work

  • Coughlin-Green was the final fight on a fifteen-bout, all-police card that included flyweights, welterweights, cruiserweights, and heavyweights.

    Excerpt: The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

  • The 30-year-old has taken much flak for her emaciated appearance -- and for the impression it makes on young girls -- as have incredibly shrinking actresses like Calista Flockhart and pop-cultural flyweights such as Spice Girls singer Victoria Adams and model Kate Moss.

    Rich V. Rhode Island

  • Maliki, the flyweights 'flyweight who unlike every other Shiite leader doesn't even possess a militia.

    Once again the forces of the dark side are exposed.

  • It is like comparing sprinters and milers in athletics, or middleweights and flyweights in boxing. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Four English, three Irish and two Welsh boxers have also qualified for the Games, although a box-off may be required by flyweights Andrew Selby and Khalid Yafai who are vying for one place. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Both networks are flyweights compared with Facebook's massive network numbers north of 500 million users.

    eWeek - RSS Feed

  • "It's now or never for the super flyweights; I can't keep (making weight) at this weight class," insisted Donaire on Thursday, less than 24 hours after learning that his new opponent for this weekend at the Las Vegas Hilton (Saturday, Top Rank PPV 9PM ET/6PM PT) will be former flyweight and strawweight title contender Manuel Vargas.

  • Nations was an unpredictable road for the Algerians after losing to International flyweights

    British Blogs

  • The southpaw Banal is coming off a 4th round knockout of Mexico's Cecilio Santos who had previously fought some of the best super flyweights and bantamweights in title fights including the likes of Jorge Arce, Fernando Montiel, Dimitri Kirilov and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr among others. - XML News RSS/RDF Feed


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