[ trot-lahyn ]
/ ˈtrɒtˌlaɪn /
a strong fishing line strung across a stream, or deep into a river, having individual hooks attached by smaller lines at intervals.
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No nibbles on the trotline last night, but a huge fish heaved his side out of the water just now.The houseboat book|William F. Waugh
British Dictionary definitions for trotline
/ (ˈtrɒtˌlaɪn) /
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