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fishing ground

  1. a part of a body of water where the fishing is usually good.
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Origin of fishing ground

First recorded in 1635–45
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Examples from the Web for fishing ground

Historical Examples

  • I hope they have found as comfortable a fishing-ground as we have.

    The Web of the Golden Spider

    Frederick Orin Bartlett

  • They set out, and in the course of the afternoon they arrived at the fishing-ground.

    The Indian Fairy Book

    Cornelius Mathews

  • They set out, and, in the course of the afternoon, arrived at the fishing-ground.

  • We saw her last heading eastward to her fishing-ground in the North Sea.

    The Young Trawler

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • This had been made as a fishing-ground by a club of Pittsburg anglers.

British Dictionary definitions for fishing ground

fishing ground

  1. an area of water that is good for fishing
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