from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A winged kind of stake-net, used in the St. Lawrence salmon-fishery.


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  • Our traps served as does a wing-net catching on the sides and swinging everything into the center.

    Black Beaver The Trapper

  • Bewailing the absence of his wing-net, or "moorgaroo," the boy hunted the elusive fish hither and thither with cunning determination.

    Tropic Days


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