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gill +‎ net

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gillnet (plural gillnets)

  1. (fishing) A vertical net, often resting on the sea floor, which entangles fish in the netting, frequently by the gills.

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gillnet (third-person singular simple present gillnets, present participle gillnetting, simple past and past participle gillnetted)

  1. To fish using a gillnet.

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