eel pot
a trap to catch eels, usually a basket trap

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • eel|pot — «EEL POT», noun. a basket or other container with a funnel shaped entrance used for trapping eels: »In the late fall and early winter, when the eels in the river…bring their highest prices, Mr. Ingold and Willy set eelpots (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot — a portable cage like trap which fish enter through one or more small openings and from which they cannot readily escape because of the funnel shape. May be baited or not, made of various materials, of various sizes and shapes, and of various… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • fish-pot — 1) a portable cage like trap which fish enter through a small opening and from which they cannot readily escape because of the funnel shape. May be baited or not, made of various materials, of various sizes and shapes, and of various local names… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • Eelpot — Eel pot , n. A boxlike structure with funnel shaped traps for catching eels; an eelbuck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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