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flyswatter

noun fly·swat·ter \-ˌswä-tər\

: a device used for killing flies and other insects that consists of a flat piece of plastic or other material attached to a handle

Full Definition of FLYSWATTER

:  a device for killing insects that consists of a flat piece of perforated rubber or plastic or fine-mesh wire netting attached to a handle
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First Known Use of FLYSWATTER

1917

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