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fly rod

noun, Angling.
1.
a light, extremely flexible fishing rod specially designed for use in fly-fishing.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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British Dictionary definitions for fly-rod

fly rod

noun
1.
a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing
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