fishline

or fishing line

[ fish-lahyn ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌlaɪn /
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noun

a line attached to a fishhook used in fishing.

Nearby words

  1. fishing rod,
  2. fishing smack,
  3. fishing tackle,
  4. fishing worm,
  5. fishkill,
  6. fishmeal,
  7. fishmonger,
  8. fishnet,
  9. fishplate,
  10. fishpond

Origin of fishline

An Americanism dating back to 1630–40; fish + line1

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