- using a net or any entangling device.
- making a net or web, as a spider.
Origin of retiary
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Related Words for retiaryartful, astute, canny, crafty, cunning, deceitful, deep, devious, dishonest, experienced, insidious, intelligent, knowing, sharp, slick, sly, subtle, tricky, vulpine, wily
- rare of, relating to, or resembling a net or web
Word Origin for retiary
C17: from Latin retiarius
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