Flyer

Fly"er

(?), n. [See Flier.] 1. One that uses wings.
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2. The fly of a flag: See Fly, n., 6.
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3. Anything that is scattered abroad in great numbers as a theatrical programme, an advertising leaf, etc.
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4. (Arch.) One in a flight of steps which are parallel to each other(as in ordinary stairs), as distinguished from a winder.
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5. The pair of arms attached to the spindle of a spinning frame, over which the thread passes to the bobbin; -- so called from their swift revolution. See Fly, n., 11.
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6. The fan wheel that rotates the cap of a windmill as the wind veers. Internat. Cyc.
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7. (Stock Jobbing) A small operation not involving ? considerable part of one's capital, or not in the line of one's ordinary business; a venture. [Cant] Bartlett.
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