from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large fishing net buoyed up by floats that is carried along with the current or tide.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A gill-net supported upright in the water by floats and distended by means of weights below.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun fishing A very long fishing net, supported by
floats, that drifts with the current behind a fishing boat
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the current
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