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Fly-by-night (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Fly-by-night

You old fly-by-night; an ancient term of reproach to an old woman, signifying that she was a witch, and alluding to the nocturnal excursions attributed to witches, who were supposed to fly abroad to their meetings, mounted on brooms.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Fly-1 * Fly Slicers

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