from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The removal of fish from a fish-pond; the “drawing” of a pond: as, the fishing-out of a carp-pond, that the fish may be placed in market-ponds.


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  • And I think to be perfectly frank and mechanical about it, Google makes this a little bit worse, this fishing-out of ideas.

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