Tuck-net
Tuck-net Tuck"-net`, n. See {Tuck}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

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  • tuck-net — Tuck Tuck, n. 1. A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait. [1913 Webster] 2. A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; called also {tuck net}. [1913 Webster] 3. A pull; a lugging. [Obs.] See {Tug}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuck net — a net used to scoop up fish that have been surrounded by a seine, e.g. in the old pilchard fishery of Cornwall. The contents of the tuck net are lifted by baskets into a boat stop seine (a net positioned across a bay or other delimited area, the …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tuck net — noun see tuck seine …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck-net — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuck — Tuck, n. 1. A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait. [1913 Webster] 2. A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; called also {tuck net}. [1913 Webster] 3. A pull; a lugging. [Obs.] See {Tug}. Life… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuck — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by in, up) a draw, fold, or turn the outer or end parts of (cloth or clothes etc.) close together so as to be held; thrust in the edge of (a thing) so as to confine it (tucked his shirt into his trousers; tucked the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck — 1) to take the fish from a seine by means of a tuck net 2) to enclose fish in a net by drawing the openings together 3) one of the lines drawn tight in a cast net 4) quantity of fish taken in on …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tuck — I. n. 1. Small sword, rapier, bilbo. 2. Tuck net. 3. Pull, lugging. 4. Horizontal fold, plait. II. v. a. 1. Pack, stow, fold under, press together. 2. Press in bed clothes, wrap, infold …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tuck seine — noun also tuck net : a seine about 70 fathoms long and very deep in the middle that is used to take fish from a larger seine …   Useful english dictionary

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