fishline
a line made of twisted hair, silk, monofilaments or other material used in angling

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishline —   Aho.   Also: kioloa, ko olauloa, wailuku.    ♦ Snell of a fishline, ka ā.    ♦ Fishline container, poho aho, hōkeo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • fishline — /fish luyn /, n. a line attached to a fishhook used in fishing. Also, fishing line. [1630 40, Amer.; FISH + LINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fishline — noun A fishing line …   Wiktionary

  • fishline — n. line of elastic cord made of nylon with a hook on the end of it to which bait is attached for fishing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishline — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a line used in fishing * * * /fish luyn /, n. a line attached to a fishhook used in fishing. Also, fishing line. [1630 40, Amer.; FISH + LINE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing line — fishline. * * * …   Universalium

  • cuttyhunk — /kut ee hungk /, n. a twisted, linen fishline, esp. one laid by hand. [1915 20, Amer.; named after Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts] * * * …   Universalium

  • drag — /drag/, v., dragged, dragging, n., adj. v.t. 1. to draw with force, effort, or difficulty; pull heavily or slowly along; haul; trail: They dragged the carpet out of the house. 2. to search with a drag, grapnel, or the like: They dragged the lake… …   Universalium

  • line — I n 1. rule, bar, score, underline, underscore, hairline; mark, stroke, streak, dash, hyphen, virgule, diagonal; marking, inscription, inscript, engraving, incision; scratch, notch, slash, etch, hatching. 2. band, stripe, strip, belt, zone, layer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pay —   Uku, ka a, ho oka a, pē. See installment, revenge.    ♦ Pay in full, ho oka a piha.    ♦ Pay on time, uku manawa.    ♦ Pay damages, uku pohō.    ♦ Pay out money, kīko o.    ♦ Refuse to pay losses or forfeit, kā ihi.    ♦ Pay attention, nānā.… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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