from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deep-sea.
- n. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep-sea fishing.
- n. A deep-sea lead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plummet or sinker, usually conical, used in fishing.
Sorry, no etymologies found.