noun Date: 1877 fishing with a longline

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • long-lining — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : fishing with a longline * * * longˈ lining noun The practice of fishing with long lines • • • Main Entry: ↑long …   Useful english dictionary

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  • long-lining — See longline. * * * …   Universalium

  • long-lin|er — «LNG LY nuhr, LONG », noun. 1. a person who engages in long lining: »Some fishermen fear that long liners are depleting the stock of swordfish (New York Times). 2. a fishing boat used in long lining …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-line fishing — «LNG LYN, LONG », = long lining. (Cf. ↑long lining) …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-liner — long lin·er (lôngʹlī nər, lŏngʹ ) n. 1. A person who fishes using a longline. 2. A vessel used for long lining. * * * …   Universalium

  • long-liner — noun Date: 1909 one that fishes with a longline; also a fishing vessel used in long lining …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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