fly-cast|ing

fly-cast|ing
fly-cast|ing «FLY KAS tihng, -KAHS-», noun, adjective, or fly casting.
–n.
the sport of fishing with rod and line, using an artificial fly as bait.
–adj.
of or having to do with fly-casting: »

a fly-casting rod.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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