streamer fly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n streamer fly an artificial fly that has wings extending back beyond the crook of the fishhook
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Usage

In literature:

The front windows were shivered into flying streamers of broken glass.
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
He wore a wig and a cocked hat from which a long crepe streamer was flying.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Doubtless Cain's posterity started an opposition to the ark, and rode out the flood with flying streamers!
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Doubtless Cain's posterity started an opposition to the ark, and rode out the flood with flying streamers!
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Many coloured streamers of paper, written on by the priest, were flying there.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
Away he went, the long rope flying out behind him like a streamer.
"The Free Rangers" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The French and Spanish soldiers fought bravely, going into the battle with flying streamers and answering shouts.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
The younger woman's hat was off, and her hair was flying like a streamer from a masthead.
"John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein" by Frank R. Stockton
A barge, with colored streamers flying, was waiting to take up a party, who were going upon the water.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The old lady, in a dainty cap with flying streamers, was sitting by the fireside spinning.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
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In poetry:

The wind did blow, the cloak did fly,
Like streamer long and gay,
Till, loop and button failing both,
At last it flew away.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
Is hung with steam's far-blowing livid streamers.
Lost into God, as lights in light, we fly,
Grown one with will, end-drunken huddled dreamers.
The white lights roar. The sounds of the world die.
"The Night Journey" by Rupert Brooke

In news:

While Footer 's original fly was a tandem streamer, meaning it used two fish hooks on the single fly, those sorts of flies are now illegal to cast in many Maine waters.
Years ago I decided it was acceptable to sacrifice more than a few streamers when fly fishing for Spanish mackerel.
Howard Meyerson MLive.com Fly fishing with streamers like this is one effective way to catch smallmouth bass.
Howard Meyerson MLive.com Fly fishing with streamers like this is one effective way to catch smallmouth bass .
Fly Tying Fish: Trout Insect(s): Minnows Flypattern(s): Roadkill Streamer Fly Rod and Reel Magazine 1987 July.
IF I WERE PLANNING AN EXOTIC TRIP TO someplace south of the equator, among the first patterns I'd put in my fly box would be Dark Spruce weighted streamers in sizes 2 through 6.
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