Definition of Grayfly

1. n. The trumpet fly.



Definition of Grayfly

1. an unknown insect [n GRAYFLIES]

Medical Definition of Grayfly

1. The trumpet fly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grayfly

gray wolf
gray wolves
grayback
graybacks
graybar hotel
graybeard
graybeards
graybodies
graybody
grayed
grayer
grayest
grayfish
grayfishes
grayflies
grayfly (current term)
grayhaired
grayhead
grayheads
grayhen
grayhound
grayhounds
graying
grayish
grayish brown
grayishly
grayishness
grayite
graylag
graylags

Literary usage of Grayfly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. First Steps with American and British Authors by Albert Franklin Blaisdell (1899)
"Together both, ere the high lawns appeared *$ Under the opening eyelids of the morn, We drove afield; and both together heard What time the grayfly winds ..."

2. John Milton's L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas by John Milton, William Peterfield Trent (1902)
"... ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening eyelids of the Morn, We drove a-field, and both together heard What time the grayfly winds her sultry horn ..."

3. College Entrance Requirements in English, 1901-1905 (for Study and Practice). (1896)
"... ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening eyelids of the Morn, We drove a-field, and both together heard What time the grayfly winds her sultry horn ..."

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