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The inhabitants could be no desperate fly-by-nights, such as Saleratus Bill would most likely have sought as companions.

They are a party of fly-by-nights; and for this fine madam, she is a kitchen dish-washer at Oxford!

Our ordhers was to go into Peshawur, an' we wint hot-fut past the Fly-by-Nights, not singin', to lave that chune behind us.

“I suppose the old sabre-toothed tiger, of our prehistoric days, was no more savage than these swamp fly-by-nights,” Chet laughed.

The truth was probably a hundred, including the fly-by-nights.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fly by nights, such as: deserter, escapee, exile, outcast, outlaw, and refugee.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.