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  • n. Plural form of fishline.

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Examples

  • The snares Pork set for rabbits had to be visited twice a day and the fishlines in the river rebaited.

    Gone with the Wind

  • 'If we leave some fishlines out o'ernicht, we can make a better breakfast than salt pork and hardtack.'

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • Later on he busied himself in looking over a lot of fishlines and hooks, since he was bent upon carrying out his scheme for business in case nothing better came up on the morrow.

    Dick the Bank Boy Or, A Missing Fortune

  • The girls left the boys to wind up the fishlines and "strike camp," as Ralph called taking down the pieces of canvas, and all hustled for the shore.

    Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Or, The Old Hunter's Treasure Box

  • He made salmon-spears, and bird-darts, and fishlines, and he ornamented his weapons with little pictures or patterns.

    The Eskimo Twins

  • Kesshoo made knives and queer spoons out of bone or ivory for Koolee, and for himself he made new barbs for his bladder-dart, new bone hooks for fishlines, and all sorts of things for hunting.

    The Eskimo Twins

  • I'll bet their responsible for 'most as many lapses from grace as tangled fishlines.

    Cap'n Warren's Wards

  • "Yes, and let's take fishlines, and fish in the brook," said Kitty.

    Marjorie's Busy Days

  • He made salmon spears, and bird darts, and fishlines, and he ornamented his weapons with little pictures or patterns.

    The Eskimo Twins

  • The captain rang the gong, the boat stopped, and fishlines were in demand.

    Four Young Explorers or, Sight-Seeing in the Tropics

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