Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. An osier basket used for catching fish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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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