fyke net
Fyke Fyke, n. [D. fuik a bow net.] A long bag net distended by hoops, into which fish can pass easily, without being able to return; -- called also {fyke net}. --Cozzens. [1913 Webster]

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  • fyke net — noun : fyke; especially : a fyke equipped with one or more cork floated wing nets designed to direct the fish toward the mouth fo the fyke proper …   Useful english dictionary

  • fyke-net — noun A fyke …   Wiktionary

  • fyke net — noun A fyke …   Wiktionary

  • fyke net — a bag shaped, cylindrical or cone shaped fish trap, mounted on rings, with funnels which direct the fish into successive compartments. The net is fixed in place by stakes or anchors. Fish are deflected towards the mouth of the bag by leader nets… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fyke — Fyke, n. [D. fuik a bow net.] A long bag net distended by hoops, into which fish can pass easily, without being able to return; called also {fyke net}. Cozzens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fyke — noun A type of fish trap consisting of tubular nets that are supported by hoops. Syn: fyke net, fyke net …   Wiktionary

  • fyke — ☆ fyke [fīk ] n. [Du fuik, a bow net] a fish net in the form of a long bag reinforced with hoops …   English World dictionary

  • fyke — n. fishing net, long bag net with hoops; fish trap that is shaped like a bag …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fyke — I. ˈfīk variant of fike II. noun or fike “ ( s) Etymology: Dutch fuik bow net, from Middle Dutch fūke, fuycke : a long bag net kept open by a series of hoops …   Useful english dictionary

  • fyke — noun Etymology: Dutch fuik Date: 1832 a long bag net kept open by hoops …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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