lobster trap
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]

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  • Lobster trap — Lob ster trap, n. same as {lobster pot}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lobster trap — For other uses, see Lobster trap (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Lobster tailed pot Lobster pots in Jersey A lobster trap or lobster pot is a portable trap that traps lobsters or crayfish and is used in lobster fishing. A lobster trap… …   Wikipedia

  • lobster trap — noun : lobster pot * * * lobster trap, a trap for catching lobsters, consisting of a box made of slats and a hole of funnel shaped net through which the lobster crawls to get into the baited box …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lobster Trap — A strategy used by a target firm to prevent a hostile takeover. In a lobster trap, the company passes a provision preventing anyone with more than 10% ownership from converting convertible securities into voting stock. Examples of convertible… …   Investment dictionary

  • lobster trap — /ˈlɒbstə træp/ (say lobstuh trap) noun a trap with a flat base or floor, above which is a mesh supported by a frame so shaped as to leave one or more funnels designed to allow the entry of lobsters into the trap and reduce the chance of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • lobster trap — noun see lobster pot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lobster trap (finance) — A lobster trap is an anti takeover strategy used by target firms. In a lobster trap, the target firm issues a charter that prevents individuals with more than 10% ownership of convertible securities (includes convertible bonds, convertible… …   Wikipedia

  • Lobster fishing — is the commercial or recreational harvesting of marine lobsters, spiny lobsters or crayfish. Lobster fishing in the US: See also: North American lobster industryThis is a major marine industry in the state of Maine, as well as other parts of the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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