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longliner

[lawng-lahy-ner, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌlaɪ nər, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
a commercial fishing vessel that uses a longline.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; long line + -er1
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  • The fishermen believe that deterioration begins when a fish dies on the line before it is hauled aboard the longliner.

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