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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flies(noun)

    (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

Wiktionary

  1. flies(Noun)

    The open area above a stage where scenery and equipment may be hung.

  2. flies(Noun)

    The trouser zip

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flies

    of Fly

Freebase

  1. Flies

    "Flies" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in the June 1953 issue of Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and later appeared in Asimov's collections Nightfall and Other Stories. The author's original title for the story was "King Lear, IV, i, 36–37", but Anthony Boucher, editor at the time, suggested a different title, which became "Flies".

How to pronounce flies?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flies in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of flies in a Sentence

  1. Education Committee member Robert Brown:

    If it flies in the face of the Constitution, I will not be in favor of it, if we don’t have the money to support it, I will not be in favor of it.

  2. E. B. White:

    You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what's a life, anyway We're born, we live a little while, we die. A spider's life can't help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that.

  3. Montesquieu:

    There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and true maxim that 'a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the great highroad to his reason, and which, once gained, you will find but little trouble in convincing him of the justice of your cause, if indeed that cause is really a good one.

  5. Tony Evers:

    This is rancor and politics as usual, it flies in the face of democratic institutions and the checks and balances that are intended to prevent power-hungry politicians from clinging to control when they do not get their way.

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