fishline

fishline

(ˈfɪʃˌlaɪn)
n
(Angling) another name for fishing line
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We got an old tin lantern, and a butcher-knife with- out any handle, and a bran-new Barlow knife worth two bits in any store, and a lot of tallow candles, and a tin candlestick, and a gourd, and a tin cup, and a ratty old bedquilt off the bed, and a reticule with needles and pins and beeswax and buttons and thread and all such truck in it, and a hatchet and some nails, and a fishline as thick as my little finger with some mon- strous hooks on it, and a roll of buckskin, and a leather dog-collar, and a horseshoe, and some vials of medicine that didn't have no label on them; and just as we was leaving I found a tolerable good curry-comb, and Jim he found a ratty old fiddle-bow, and a wooden leg.
"Free Library," he vouchsafed, as he began to read, with one hand holding the place while with the other he waited for the tug on the fishline that would announce rockcod.
When she is 100-percent reliable on-leash, substitute a fishline so she won't know she is tethered.
Similarly, ten cakes of saskatoon berries could be exchanged for one large buckskin, Indian-hemp (Apocynum cannabinum), a fibre plant used for cordage, fishline and fishnets, was also widely traded; the value of this plant was indicated by James A.
But suddenly, as the speaker looks at the victim, with pieces of fishline (from previous escapes) even now stuck in its jaw like a "five-haired beard of wisdom" (1.63), another, more overwhelming color spectrum appears: [13]
By cutting into the lumps of clay with a piece of fishline, the students could immediately see if any air bubbles were present.
A piece of fishline coated with 1% Tween 80 was used to spread the cells evenly over a 1 x 1-2 [cm.sup.2] area of the slide.
The same thing applies to the grass shears and, unlike those scary fishline edgers that throw up dirt and pebbles, you won't have to wear goggles and fear for your sight when using this lightweight wonder.
I tie a string or fishline to the staple holding the wire at one end of the snap trap and tie the other end to a chair leg, brick, or something heavy to prevent the trap from being pulled out of sight by a caught but not killed animal.
Then I realized that these were the very same gulls from two miles down the beach near my old home--there was that bit of fishline wrapped around a familiar webbed foot, that wounded wing, and the distinct markings of a young gray gull, one of my favorite high fliers.
The dead rabbits, the new fishlines, the jagged cropping of Maggie's unruly hair are too real to have been invented'.