fish line
1) a line made of twisted hair, silk, monofilaments or other material used in angling
2) line used to pull items from one cell to another (prison slang). See also fishing pole

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fish line — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish line — fish line, a cord used with a fishhook for catching fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish line — n. a line, usually with a hook at one end, used in fishing * * * …   Universalium

  • fish line — n. a line, usually with a hook at one end, used in fishing …   English World dictionary

  • fish-line — a line made of twisted hair, silk, monofilaments or other material used in angling …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Gefilte fish line — Die „gefilte fish line“ ist eine amerikanisch englische Bezeichnung für eine Trennlinie, die das vor der nationalsozialistischen Judenvernichtung mit Juden dicht besiedelte Gebiet des ehemaligen Doppelstaates Polen Litauen in zwei sich in Kultur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish ball — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish bar — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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