fly-up

1 of 3

adjective

1
: arranged to open by flying upward
a fly-up lid
2
: arranged to be reached by flying
the advantages of fly-up waterers in the poultry house

fly-up

2 of 3

noun

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plural -s
: a ceremony at which a brownie scout formally leaves her brownie troop and becomes a member of an intermediate girl scout troop

fly up

3 of 3

intransitive verb

: to become a member of an intermediate girl scout troop on leaving a brownie scout troop

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

fly entry 1 + up

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“Fly-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fly-up. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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