from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind of net for catching woodcock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of net to catch woodcock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large net for catching woodcock by shutting them in.
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