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lobster pot

a trap for catching lobsters, typically a box made of wooden slats with a funnellike entrance to the bait.
Also called lobster trap.
Origin of lobster pot
1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for lobster pot
  • And at one point the boat's propeller became fouled in a lobster pot rope.
  • Ocean pout discarding occurs in the commercial fishery primarily with otter trawl, longline and lobster pot gears.
  • To take lobsters, or crabs by trap, without a lobster pot permit.
  • He planned to plug that hole with a lobster pot buoy or a life jacket.
  • Resident and nonresident commercial finfish, fishing and lobster pot licenses.
  • The placement of lobster pot floats and fixed fish gear is prohibited in all designated channels and fairways.
British Dictionary definitions for lobster pot

lobster pot

a round basket or trap made of open slats used to catch lobsters
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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