fishing smack
any of various fore-and-aft-rigged fishing vessels of rather large size, often containing a well to keep the catch alive. Used to collect fish from fishermen for shipment (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fishing smack — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishing smack — fishing boat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishing smack — noun a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive • Syn: ↑fishing boat, ↑fishing vessel • Hypernyms: ↑vessel, ↑watercraft • Hyponyms: ↑trawler, ↑dragger …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing smack — /ˈfɪʃɪŋ smæk/ (say fishing smak) noun a sloop rigged fishing vessel fitted with a well to keep the catch alive. {fishing + smack3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fishing smack — any of various fore and aft rigged fishing vessels of rather large size, often containing a well to keep the catch alive. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing fly — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing line — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing net — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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