Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mode of fishing for cod, by stringing a number of hooks on one line, practised on the Newfoundland banks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A trawl; a boulter; the mode of fishing with a boulter or spiller.
“For the capture of the cod, both in Newfoundland and in the North Sea, what is called the bultow is used.”
“The bultow is “shot” across the tide to prevent entanglement of the hooks, and is laid in the afternoon.”
“The bultow is "shot" across the tide to prevent entanglement of the hooks, and is laid in the afternoon.”
“The cod are taken by the hook-and-line, the seine, the cod-net or gill-net, the cod-trap and the bultow; Brazil and Spain are the largest customers.”
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