Definitions

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  • n. An osier basket used for catching fish.
  • n. Upturned lower jaw of a male salmon at the end of its life as it returns to fresh water to spawn.
  • v. to steal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An osier basket used for catching fish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A basket.
  • n. An osier basket, broader at top than at bottom, and left open at each end, used chiefly for catching pike.

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  • "Upturned lower jaw of a male salmon at the end of its life as it returns to fresh water to spawn." --from the definitions.

    December 28, 2012