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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fly Open (To).
 
To open suddenly, as, “the doors flew open,” “les portes s’ouvrirent,” as they do sometimes by the force of the wind.   1
 


 Fly in the Face of Providence (To).Fly Out at (To). 

 
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