Fishing rod
Fishing Fish"ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster]

{Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing.

{Fishing line}, a line used in catching fish.

{Fishing net}, a net of various 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 other small vessel used in sea fishing.

{Fishing tackle}, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.

{Fishing tube} (Micros.), a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fishing rod — A fishing rod or a fishing pole is a tool used to catch fish, usually in conjunction with the sport of angling, can also be used in competition casting (sport). (Sustenance and commercial fishing usually involves nets). A length of fishing line… …   Wikipedia

  • fishing rod — noun a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fishing pole • Hypernyms: ↑rod • Hyponyms: ↑fly rod, ↑spinning rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing rod — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fishing rod : singular fishing rod plural fishing rods a long thin pole that you use with a fishing line and a hook for catching fish …   English dictionary

  • fishing rod — /ˈfɪʃɪŋ rɒd/ (say fishing rod) noun a long rod, usually flexible, supporting a fishing line …   Australian English dictionary

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