fly gallery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fly gallery a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies
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Usage

In literature:

Thro' swords and foes, amaz'd and hurt, he flies Thro' empty courts and open galleries.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
But Hannah Rosbotham did not fly from the danger; she thought only of the little children in the gallery.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
Flying spirals of ice climbed up inside the tower, spanning the great stone well with spidery bridges, joining icy galleries.
"Black Amazon of Mars" by Leigh Brackett
Glass was flying in all directions and the water had risen to a level with the gallery.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
At the same time, the buttress jutting on the centre of the destroyed gallery lost its pinnacle, and behind, an arch of the flying-buttress.
"Rheims and the Battles for its Possession" by Various
Let artists tell of its towers and finials, flying buttresses, gables, cornices, galleries, piers, facades.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
About ten feet from the front of the fly gallery I saw a bright light.
"Chicago's Awful Theater Horror" by Various
I heard it from a nook in the fly gallery, where I remained until the meeting was adjourned.
"The Footlights Fore and Aft" by Channing Pollock
Fly down the gallery.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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In news:

A Rose- breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) flies through the yard of Gloria Wilson, a new contributor to our galleries from Jackson County, Michigan.
A Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) flies through the yard of Gloria Wilson, a new contributor to our galleries from Jackson County, Michigan.
Enlarge Terry Richard, The Oregonian "Flying fox" (fruit bat), Harvard Museum of Natural History Boston Harvard University gallery (10 photos).
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at The Midland Photo Gallery.
BBC Motion Gallery provided seven shots to BBDO/New York, including clips of a bush baby, snake, possum, bat and flying squirrel.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at The Midland Photo Gallery.
Pop-up shops are a sign of the times—temporary restaurants, here-for-now shops, fly-by-night galleries, even hotels.
Brian Jones and Brian Scott are sometime collaborators, but Gallery 414's Them That Dare finds them both flying solo.
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