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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
First recorded in 1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She wouldn't live in a dirty house no more'n she'd live in a lobster pot.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This Lecture Room I dont think was originally meant for pictures and acts on the principle of a lobster pot.

    An Autobiography Elizabeth Butler
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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