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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fly·blown a. Tainted or contaminated with flyblows; damaged; foul.
    Wherever flyblown reputations were assembled.   --Thackeray.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown
             meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots" [syn: maggoty]
      2: foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge
         of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest
         part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid
         shantytowns" [syn: squalid, sordid]
      3: especially of reputation; "the senator's seriously damaged
         reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished
         reputation"; "inherited a spotted name" [syn: besmirched,
          damaged, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See flyblow