squashed flies n.
biscuits containing currants, Garibaldi biscuits.
|Public School Word-bk 85: Squashed flies, [...] biscuits with currants.|
|Cockney At Home 216: Two cups o’ sudden death and some o’ your very best dead-fly cake.|
|Lore and Lang. of Schoolchildren (1977) 184: Garibaldi biscuits are ‘squashed flies’ or ‘fly pies’.|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl.|