from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A rod of wood, steel, or fiberglass used with a line for catching fish. Also called fishing pole.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rod, often made in sections, which carries a line used for angling and is used to support both the line and the reel and to cast the line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long, slender, tapering rod, frequently jointed and elaborately made, to which is attached the line and hook used in angling.

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

  • n. a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line


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