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landing net

noun, Angling.
1.
a small, bag-shaped net with a handle at the mouth, for scooping a hooked fish out of the water and bringing it to shore or into a boat.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55
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landing net

noun
1.
(angling) a loose long-handled net on a triangular frame for lifting hooked fish from the water
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