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Origin of ground bait

First recorded in 1645–55
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British Dictionary definitions for ground bait

groundbait
/ (ˈɡraʊndˌbeɪt) angling /

noun
bait, such as scraps of bread, maggots, etc, thrown into an area of water to attract fishSee chum 2
verb
(tr) to prepare (an area of water) with groundbait
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