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dip-net

[dip-net]
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verb (used with object), dip-net·ted, dip-net·ting.
  1. to scoop (fish) from water with a dip net.
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dip net

noun
  1. a net or mesh bag on a long handle, used to scoop fish from water.
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Historical Examples

  • Shawn stood in the bow of the boat with the dip-net ready to swing.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • In his hand he carried a dip-net, which he threw cleverly over our heads, and entangled us in the bag.

    The Cricket's Friends

    Virginia W. Johnson

  • Near the door hung great coils of fishing line and tackle, and in the corner was a dip-net and gig.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • The fisherman pursues in his boat, and coming up, pushes his dip-net under the fish as he draws him to the surface.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis

  • Burney took the dip-net and paddled the boat toward the jug, and catching the line, raised the fish to the top of the water.

    Shawn of Skarrow

    James Tandy Ellis