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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of scoopnet used to bring to land or to hand a fish which has been caught.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water

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