Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A net stretched on a conical frame, which closes the outlet of a fishway, and into which fish may fall.

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Examples

  • Statistical consideration on the composition of fish species of the set-net catch in Sagami Bay.

    Kuroshio Current large marine ecosystem

  • "She'll put back for certain," I said; and I had no more thought o 'seeing her than John's set-net that was carried round the point o' Monday. '

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Keep people from remembering that you independently attended government meetings amd British oil company, only fish a commercial "set-net" on the Nushagak Bay / Wood River estuary a few weeks a year on a permit using your old residential address up there and, despite your claims of opposed Native American subsistence and cultural rights.

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  • “She’ll put back for certain,” I said; and I had no more thought o’ seeing her than John’s set-net that was carried round the point o’ Monday.’

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Ernie Gajewski is the guy who bought Eugene Muravieff’s set-net permit.”

    A Taint in the Blood

  • “Eugene’s set-net permit was sold to an Ernie Gajewski.”

    A Taint in the Blood

  • Eugene needed to keep his set-net site so he could fish, but he couldn’t keep it in his name.

    A Taint in the Blood

  • MuraviefF had had a commercial fishing license for a set-net site in Seldovia, which had evidently been sold at some point, because Kurt’s notes indicated it had been transferred to an Ernie Gajewski.

    A Taint in the Blood

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