fishing smack

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Noun1.Fishing smack - a vessel for fishingfishing smack - a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
dragger, trawler - a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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On the outbreak of hostilities, a fishing smack came up the Rock channel, which was meant to be closed.
The surviving section continued to be used, but the end was sealed in 1890 when 300ft of the pier disappeared into the waves after it was hit by a fishing smack.
IN SPITE of the pitching and yawing aboard the fishing smack, the crew could sense something distinctly odd was caught in the nets they were hauling aboard.
Mr Mather bought a fishing smack Ensign and in July 1882, the first `Bethel Ship', sailed from Yarmouth, carrying warm woollen clothing, literature, bibles, tobacco and the all-important medical chest.
Similarly, the fort was too fast off the mark in WI when, 14 minutes after war was declared, it fired at a local fishing smack sailing too close.