Recent Examples of housefly from the Web
Keep an eye out—particularly in the Northwest—for carrot rust flies, which look like small green houseflies with yellow heads and red eyes.
The longest a housefly will last inside is about two weeks. 2.
In a dusty open-air building with houseflies buzzing, Marines here received a call for help.
Moore and Lucas use it like a bazooka to kill a housefly.
If aircraft, for example, followed Moore’s Law, a loaded Boeing 777 could reach Japan from New York by burning a housefly’s weight in fuel.
In the past, the hospital’s ENT department has removed a leach, houseflies, and maggots from patients’ nasal cavities.
One poster from the campaign shows a forlorn pacifier, abandoned and being soiled by a housefly.
CARNIVOROUS PLANTS: Gardening With Extraordinary Botanicals (Timber Press, $29.95), by Nigel Hewitt-Cooper, might keep you up at night, contemplating its vastly gorgeous weirdness — or at least suggesting a way to cope with your housefly problem.
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HOUSEFLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of housefly for English Language Learners
: a common fly that lives in or near people's houses
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