a hand-operated press in which a horizontal beam with heavy steel balls attached to the ends gives additional momentum to the descending member used to punch or compress material
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.
[flahy] /flaɪ/ noun 1. a river in New Guinea, flowing SE from the central part to the Gulf of Papua, about 800 miles (1290 km) long. noun 1. a river in W Papua New Guinea, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Papua. Length: about 1300 km (800 miles)
- Fly right
verb phrase To be honest, dependable, etc: He’s my son. I want him to fly right (1940s+)
noun, Angling. 1. a light, extremely flexible fishing rod specially designed for use in fly-fishing. noun 1. a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing