fly dope

noun

: an insect repellent

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fly dope was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Fly dope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fly%20dope. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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