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noun

a long, slender, cylindrical, flexible rod usually made of bamboo, steel, or fiberglass, for use with a reel and line in catching fish.

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Origin of fishing rod

First recorded in 1545–55
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fishing rod

noun

a long tapered flexible pole, often in jointed sections, for use with a fishing line and, usually, a reel
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