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fishing pole

noun
1.
a long, slender rod of wood or other material with a line and hook fastened to one end for use in catching fish.
Also called fish pole.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism
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  • To have or possess any fishing pole and hook-and-line, and to fish for, take or possess any finfish using such gear.
  • So that everyone has an equal chance to catch fish, participants will be allowed one fishing pole each.
  • No activity can be as rewarding as relaxing near a crystal clear waterway with fishing pole in hand and line in the water.
  • In this game, players take turns choosing a fishing pole and following its line to a fish.
  • Some folding chairs are tenuously roped to the car's side, and a fishing pole sticks out a window.
  • Please bring your own fishing pole, tackle and bait.
  • The subject recovered the fishing pole and made it back into the boat.
  • The toy also comes with a miniature fishing pole and a plastic lobster.
  • By the time he made his way to them through the woods, no one was holding a fishing pole.
  • Before you grab your fishing pole, there a few things you should know.

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