Definition of Flypapers

1. Noun. (plural of flypaper) ¹



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Definition of Flypapers

1. flypaper [n] - See also: flypaper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flypapers

flymakers
flyman
flymen
flyness
flyoff
flyoffs
flyout
flyouts
flyover
flyover state
flyover states
flyovers
flypaper
flypaper theory
flypapered
flypapers (current term)
flypast
flypasts
flype
flyped
flypes
flyping
flypitch
flypost
flyposted
flyposter
flyposters
flyposting
flyposts
flyproof

Literary usage of Flypapers

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1. The Necessity for Criminal Appeal: As Illustrated by the Maybrick Case and by Florence Elizabeth Chandler Maybrick, Joseph Hiam Levy (1899)
"Before Brierley—that is Brierley the housemaid—saw the flypapers in the morning, Yapp saw the fly-papers on the washstand in the principal bedroom by the ..."

2. The Maybrick Case: A Treatise ... on the Facts of the Case, and of the by Alexander William Macdougall (1891)
"... Battle- crease House, and at which she was well-known (Mr. James Maybrick having been a regular customer for years), a dozen flypapers, at 6d. a dozen. ..."

3. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1899)
"... with the arms of Pope Clement XI. in the centre, gilt flypapers, gilt edges, a fine specimen of early i8th century Italian binding, Roma, 1712, 410. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"When combined with potash or soda it is used to saturate flypapers, and strong solutions can be obtained by soaking these in water; this fact has also been ..."

5. Mrs. Maybrick's Own Story: My Fifteen Lost Years by Florence Elizabeth Chandler Maybrick (1905)
"... and to avoid any consequent annoyance she extracted the necessary small quantity of arsenic by the soaking of flypapers. I had never had occasion to do ..."

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