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lobstering

[lob-ster-ing]
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noun
  1. the act, process, or business of capturing lobsters.

Origin of lobstering

First recorded in 1880–85; lobster + -ing1
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Examples from the Web for lobstering

Historical Examples

  • To Jim fell naturally the oversight of the fishing and lobstering.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman

  • Despite its presence, the routine of trawling and lobstering went on as usual.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman

  • He also bought several bushels of salt, as well as two barrels of hake heads to start them in lobstering.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman

  • I'm not going trawling to-morrow; so the whole crowd can make a lobstering trip in the Barracouta.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman

  • Lobstering was really attractive; there was enough novelty and excitement about it to keep him interested.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman