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FISHING

1. The act, practice, or art of one who fishes. 2. A fishery. Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. Fishing fly, an artificial fly for fishing. Fishing line, a line used in catching fish. Fishing net, a net of different kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc. Fishing rod, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling. Fishing smack, a sloop or another little vessel used in sea fishing. Fishing tackle, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc. Fishing pipe, a glass pipe for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid. Origin: From Fishing. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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