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lobstering

[lob-ster-ing] /ˈlɒb stər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act, process, or business of capturing lobsters.
Origin of lobstering
1880-1885
1880-85; lobster + -ing1
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  • 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
  • It's been a hard pull, harder even than the fishing and lobstering, and it's kept me hustling; but I believe I've won out.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman

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