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- n. A trap for lobsters, consisting of a wickerwork cylinder with a funnel-shaped entrance at one end.
- n. A net for catching birds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A trap for lobsters, being a wickerwork cylinder with a funnel-shaped entrance at one end.
- A net for catching birds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contrivance for catching lobsters and crawfish, made of two round wicker baskets, pointed at the end, one of which is thrust into the other, and having at the mouth a little rim bent inward to oppose the return of the fish.
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