Definition of flysheet in English:

flysheet

Line breaks: fly|sheet
Pronunciation: /ˈflʌɪʃiːt
 
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noun

1British A fabric cover pitched outside and over a tent to give extra protection against bad weather.
More example sentences
  • Tents with flysheets of various designs and colours dotted the encampment like wildflowers on a rolling hill.
  • He unzipped a corner of the flysheet and looked inside.
2A tract or circular of two or four pages.
More example sentences
  • As a kid I drew on any blank piece of paper I could find, from flysheets of books to the back of grocery flyers.
  • The list of other books on the flysheet suggests that the author has got into a groove, but the record is stuck.

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