horse fly

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Related to Horse-fly: Tabanidae, March fly

horse fly

see tabanus.
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A third man stands a few yards away, with his good hand seeking to relieve a sudden recurrence of irritation from the sting left earlier in the day on the inner side of his right buttock by a venturesome horse-fly.
An eventing insider said: 'Last time, Zara was schooling the horse before the dressage when it was spooked by a horse-fly and started bucking.
The scornful flowers and horse-fly and dragon-fly make an early appearance, as well as the flamingos-cum-croquet mallets.