from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fishing-net with a wide mouth and narrow at the opposite end.
- n. A part of a pound-net through which fish pass into the bowl.
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The former flew forward, and the man then ran to the next shooting, and waved his hat, and so on, driving them along until they came into the tunnel-net, into which they crept.
a tunnel-net, of about four yards in length, of a round form, and kept open by a number of hoops about eighteen inches in diameter, placed at a small distance from each other to keep it distended.