a long and stout fishing line with many hooks attached. May be up to 500 feet with 60 hooks baited with pilchards or mackerel. Also called spiller

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • boulter — n. long fishing line with hooks attached to it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boulter — boul·ter …   English syllables

  • boulter — /ˈboʊltə/ (say bohltuh) noun a long, stout fishing line with several hooks attached. {variant of bulter, bultey, from Cornish fishing usage} …   Australian English dictionary

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