trammel-net

trammel net

noun
a three-layered fishing net, the middle layer of which is fine-meshed, the others coarse-meshed, so that fish attempting to pass through the net will become entangled in one or more of the meshes.

Origin:
1510–20

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trammel net

noun
a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh 
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