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angling

[ ang-gling ]
/ ˈæŋ glɪŋ /
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noun
the act or art of fishing with a hook and line, usually attached to a rod.
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Origin of angling

First recorded in 1490–1500; angle2 + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM angling

non·an·gling, adjective
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How to use angling in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for angling

angling
/ (ˈæŋɡlɪŋ) /

noun
  1. the art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing
  2. (as modifier)an angling contest
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