Lobster pot

Lobster pot
Lobster pot Lob"ster pot, n. a device used to trap lobsters, consisting of a semi-cylindrical structure made of wooden slats, with openings formed of funnel-shaped nets allowing lobsters to enter, but impeding their exit. It is also called a {lobster trap}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lobster pot — can refer to one of the following:*A lobster trap *A contemporary nickname for the typical cavalry helmet, worn by both sides in the English Civil War (in French, capeline ) …   Wikipedia

  • lobster pot — lobster pots N COUNT A lobster pot is a trap used for catching lobsters. It is in the shape of a basket …   English dictionary

  • lobster pot — ► NOUN ▪ a basket like trap in which lobsters are caught …   English terms dictionary

  • lobster pot — n. a basketlike trap for catching lobsters …   English World dictionary

  • lobster pot — noun trap for catching lobsters • Hypernyms: ↑trap * * * noun, pl ⋯ pots [count] : a trap for catching lobsters * * * ˈlobster pot [lobster pot lobster pots] noun a trap for ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobster pot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lobster pot : singular lobster pot plural lobsterpots a basket with a lid that is dropped into the sea to catch lobsters …   English dictionary

  • lobster pot — a trap for catching lobsters, typically a box made of wooden slats with a funnellike entrance to the bait. Also called lobster trap. [1755 65] * * * ▪ fishing industry       in commercial fishing, portable trap to capture lobster, either half… …   Universalium

  • lobster pot — noun Date: 1764 an oblong case with slat sides and a funnel shaped net used to trap lobsters called also lobster trap …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lobster pot — noun A trap used to catch lobsters, resembling a crate with a small opening that a lobster can enter but has trouble exiting …   Wiktionary

  • lobster pot — n. lobster trap that resembles a basket …   English contemporary dictionary

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