from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act, occupation, or sport of catching fish.
- noun A place for catching fish.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The art or practice of catching fish.
- noun A fishery; a place or facilities for catching fish: as, there is good fishing there.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing
- adjective an artificial fly for fishing.
- adjective a line used in catching fish.
- adjective a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.
- adjective a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.
- adjective a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing.
- adjective apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.
- adjective (Micros.) a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid.
- noun The act, practice, or art of one who fishes.
- noun A fishery.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of, or pertaining to fishing.
- noun uncountable The activity or sport of
catching fishfrom a body of water.
- noun uncountable The business of catching fish,
molluscs, crustaceansor echinodermsin large quantities for sale.
- noun countable A place for catching fish.
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the occupation of catching fish for a living
- noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
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