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working rail

noun
1.
fly rail (def 2).

fly rail

noun
1.
Furniture. a horizontally swinging bracket for supporting a drop leaf.
2.
Also called fly-rail, working rail. Theater. the upper row of pins or cleats on a pin rail, used for tying off or fastening lines of scenery to be flied.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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