dan leno bobbin
a large and hollow steel ball on a trawl between the otter boards and the net; functions to prevent the trawl wings from becoming entangled with small objects

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dan leno spindle — a steel spindle through a dan leno bobbin. Also called axle or spindle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dan leno stick — a ballasted wood pole with short rigging ropes attached, functioning like the dan leno bobbin …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dan leno triangle — a triangular piece of steel, functioning like a bobbin …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • scuttle dan leno — a lighter version of the dan leno bobbin, q.v., a hemisphere …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ammel — dan leno stick (a ballasted wood pole with short rigging ropes attached, functioning like the dan leno bobbin, q.v.) (northeast Scotland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • axle — dan leno spindle (a steel spindle through a dan leno bobbin, q.v. Also called spindle) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • spindle — dan leno spindle (a steel spindle through a dan leno bobbin, q.v. Also called axle) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • yoke — dan leno stick (a ballasted wood pole with short rigging ropes attached, functioning like the dan leno bobbin) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • yoke stick — dan leno stick (a ballasted wood pole with short rigging ropes attached, functioning like the dan leno bobbin) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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