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sedge fly

  

      n   an angler's name for various caddis flies, notably the grey sedge, the murragh, and the cinnamon sedge  
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sedge  
      n  
1    any grasslike cyperaceous plant of the genus Carex, typically growing on wet ground and having rhizomes, triangular stems, and minute flowers in spikelets  
2    any other plant of the family Cyperaceae  
     (Old English secg; related to Middle High German segge sedge, Old English sagu saw1)  
  sedgy      adj  


cinnamon sedge  
      n   an angler's name for a small caddis fly, Limnephilus lunatus, having pale hind wings, that frequents sluggish water  
cotton sedge  
      n     (Canadian)      another name for       cotton grass  
grey sedge  
      n     (Brit)   an angler's name for a greyish caddis fly, Odontocerum albicorne, that frequents running water, in which its larvae make cases from grains of sand  
sedge fly  
      n   an angler's name for various caddis flies, notably the grey sedge, the murragh, and the cinnamon sedge  
sedge warbler  
      n   a European songbird, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, of reed beds and swampy areas, having a streaked brownish plumage with white eye stripes: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc.)  

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v.
make something succeed strongly and rapidly
exp.
a problem, a trouble, a hiccup
the fly in the ointment that summer was the terrible weather: l' ennui cet été là fut le mauvais temps.
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
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