fishing-tackle love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An angler's outfit; angling-gear; the hooks, lines, rods, and other implements of the art of fishing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Rabbit tracks and salmon bellies were his diet with a vengeance, for he depended largely on his rifle and fishing-tackle.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • I ran into Brauer at the recent ICAST fishing-tackle trade show, where we had a long talk and where I asked him for three specific tips that would help readers here perfect their pitching technique.

    Flip It Like Brauer

  • Meeting last October in the back room of a fishing-tackle shop in Ashland, Va.,

    Tea Parties Forge Alliances in Bid to Advance Agendas

  • Which brings up the whole question of consolidation in the fishing-tackle industry.

    Consolidated Tackle

  • We know that makers of fishing-tackle boxes (like the Plano Molding Co. of Illinois) certainly do.

    Deduction Redux

  • HILDE and LYNGSTRAND, both with fishing-tackle, walk along the bank of the pond.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • That gentleman, in his usual mood of silence, sate in the stern of the little skiff which they used on such occasions, trimming his fishing-tackle, and, from time to time, indicating by signs to Graeme, who pulled the oars, which way he should row.

    The Abbot

  • One defense witness, who identified himself as a former Forest Service employee, brought a fishing-tackle box of ancient sandals, matting, and cordage that he admitted removing from the rockshelter while working for the Forest Service.

    Riding for the Brand

  • There was much fishing-tackle on the walls, both men and women being excessively fond of what I suppose may be called angling.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • The fishing-tackle, Miss Laidlaw tells the Editor (mainly red hackles, tied on hair, not gut), still occupies the drawer, except a few flies which were given, as relics, to the late Mr. Thomas Tod Stoddart.

    Waverley

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