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Origin of dip net
Words nearby dip net
Definition for dip net (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), dip-net·ted, dip-net·ting.
Example sentences from the Web for dip net
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.
Arrived at the pool, he threw down the dip-net and sack, and drew from his hip-pocket what looked like a large, fat candle.Moon-Face and Other Stories|Jack London
Near the door hung great coils of fishing line and tackle, and in the corner was a dip-net and gig.
The fisherman pursues in his boat, and coming up, pushes his dip-net under the fish as he draws him to the surface.
Arms worked up and down, big boots stamped, while inboard and out swung the dip-net, and onto the deck flopped the mackerel.The Seiners|James B. (James Brendan) Connolly