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Fishing net   /fˈɪʃɪŋ nɛt/   Listen
Fishing net

noun
1.
A net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in.  Synonym: fishnet.






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"Fishing net" Quotes from Famous Books



... earth," said Vane laughing. "I say, uncle, wouldn't it be a good plan to get a lot of that narrow old fishing net, and spread it out hanging from the wall, so as to catch all the peaches ...
— The Weathercock - Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias • George Manville Fenn

... in five minutes' space, just as the sun was rising, reached the small rude enclosure around two or three log huts, lying just on the verge of the beautiful clear lake. Two long sharp boats, and a canoe scooped out of a whole tree, were drawn up on the sandy beach; a fishing net of many yards in length was drying on the rails; a brace of large, strong, black and tan foxhounds were lying on the step before the door; a dozen mongrel geese, with one wing-tipped wild one among them, were sauntering and gabbling about the narrow yard; and a glorious white-headed ...
— Warwick Woodlands - Things as they Were There Twenty Years Ago • Henry William Herbert (AKA Frank Forester)

... their cheeks all day they flushed and reddened, till when August came the tree was laden with purpling fruit; fruit so tempting that its rosy beauty had sometimes to be hidden under a veil of grey fishing net, lest the myriad bird-friends it had made during the summer should love it too much for its ...
— Robinetta • Kate Douglas Wiggin



Words linked to "Fishing net" :   trammel, net, seine, trammel net, trawl, landing net, dragnet, trawl net, gill net, drift net



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