a very poisonous common woodland mushroom, Amanita muscaria, having a glossy red or orange cap with white spots, formerly a fly poison.
a saprotrophic agaricaceous woodland fungus, Amanita muscaria, having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills: poisonous but rarely fatal See also amanita
- Fly a kite
verb phrase To smuggle a letter into or out of prison (1940s+ Underworld) Related Terms go fly a kite
noun 1. fine particles of ash of a solid fuel carried out of the flue of a furnace with the waste gases produced during combustion. 2. such ash recovered from the waste gases, used chiefly as a reinforcing agent in the manufacture of bricks, concrete, etc. noun 1. fine solid particles of ash carried into […]
- Fly at
Attack fiercely, assault. For example, The dogs flew at each other’s throats. [ Late 1500s ]
[flahy-uh-wey] /ˈflaɪ əˌweɪ/ adjective 1. fluttering or streaming in the wind; windblown: flyaway hair. 2. flighty; frivolous; giddy. 3. ready for flight: flyaway aircraft. /ˈflaɪəˌweɪ/ adjective 1. (of hair or clothing) loose and fluttering 2. frivolous or flighty; giddy noun 3. a person who is frivolous or flighty