Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to the sport or commercial activity of fishing.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ fishing

Examples

  • "Much of the region's [nonfishing boat] businesses -- particularly the hotels -- have been prospering because so many people have come here from BP and other oil emergency response teams," another report says.

    BP Sends PR Professionals To Gulf Coast To Pretend To Be Journalists

  • The Old Mill Restaurant dated back to the 1800s, when, as a working sawmill, it provided most of the nonfishing jobs for Anaskaket residents.

    Sea Escape

  • The measure would require all vessels to land sharks with fins attached and would prevent nonfishing vessels from transporting fins without their carcasses.

    Senate passes shark protection bill

  • Fishermen have also begun to deliver tuna live in undersea cages to nonfishing vessels, which take the fish, mostly underweight juveniles, to offshore pens, where they're fattened for sale.

    The Tragic Tale Of The Last Tuna

  • Is this practice usual for ferries and other nonfishing boats?

    When George Meets John

  • They were less than $15 each, the kind of thing some doting and nonfishing relative might buy as a present for a kid.

    Reel Gripes

  • "Much of the region's [nonfishing boat] businesses - particularly the hotels - have been prospering because so many people have come here from BP and other oil emergency response teams," another report says.

    Sox First

  • An idea sparked by the boy and his well-intentioned, nonfishing father was realized last week when the Post-Gazette presented a Family Fishing Workshop on an outdoor stage at

    post-gazette.com - News

  • The bill, approved this week by the House and Senate, would require all vessels to land sharks with fins attached and prevent nonfishing vessels from transporting shark fins without their carcasses.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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