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bottom-fish

[bot-uh m-fish]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to fish with a weighted line for fish that feed close to the bottom.
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Origin of bottom-fish

First recorded in 1840–50

bottom-feeding

[bot-uh m-fee-ding]
noun
  1. the activities of a bottom feeder.
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Also called bot·tom-fish·ing [bot-uh m-fish-ing] /ˈbɒt əmˌfɪʃ ɪŋ/.
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